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Old 02-10-2005, 01:49 PM   #1
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Deleting directories

This should be easy! I've tried the rm command with the -d option and I get "cannot remove directory: matchball is a directory" Get away!

I've also tried rmdir with various switches.

Can anyone help? The directory I'm trying to remove is "matchball"
Old 02-10-2005, 01:51 PM   #2
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Are there files in the directory?

If there are just rm -rf matchball

or just delete everything in the directory, and then rmdir matchball
Old 02-10-2005, 02:11 PM   #3
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Simple and easy. Thanks


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