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 Koen Piller
 To: Rick C. Hodgin
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Subject: RE: remove directory
Thread ID: 373496 Message ID: 373651 # Views: 36 # Ratings: 0
Version: Visual FoxPro 9 SP2 Category: Classes and Objects
Date: Sunday, March 24, 2013 9:15:33 PM         
   


> > Samir,
> >
> > It seems my filename is much longer, something like C:\users\user\local\appdata\temp\Thor_Toolinstaller_Updates_3P011ETVM\Thor_Toolinstaller_Updates_3PMSY062DH\Thor_Toolinstaller_Updates_5KL12GHJ
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Koen
> >
> > Wonder how I will be able to clear this mess, taking altogether some GG space on my HD.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Koen
>
>
> Use the recursive function I posted. It iterates through each directory and deletes portions by deleting files one by one, then directories as they are emptied.
>
>
> > ** The coding in VFP without using mDot
> > should be qualified as recreational **
>
> I am curious ... How many name collisions have you ever had, Koen? I've had two in 25 years of development, and both existed before I began using naming conventions, the most recent was circa 2002.
>
> Scores of separate production apps, used daily by countless users. Two name collisions in 25 years, and neither made it outside of initial development. Both were found and fixed immediately.
>
> Best regards,
> Rick C. Hodgin

Rick,
your function starts on top, I shall have to recode to start with deleting at bottom.
Regards,
Koen

P.S. please dont start again with the mDot discussion in a non related topic. We differ opinion that's clear. I realy dont want to end up in an endless yes-no fruitless discussion, sorry. If you realy would like, lets start a new ( for nth time a mDot questioning) thread in which I might even participate.

** The coding in VFP without using mDot should be qualified as recreational **

ENTIRE THREAD

remove directory Posted by Koen Piller @ 3/22/2013 3:47:27 PM
RE: remove directory Posted by Rick Hodgin @ 3/22/2013 4:14:18 PM
RE: remove directory Posted by Paul Gibson @ 3/22/2013 4:16:25 PM
RE: remove directory Posted by Samir H. @ 3/24/2013 8:28:18 AM
RE: remove directory Posted by Koen Piller @ 3/24/2013 1:40:08 PM
RE: remove directory Posted by Samir H. @ 3/24/2013 3:04:26 PM
RE: remove directory Posted by Koen Piller @ 3/24/2013 5:07:28 PM
RE: remove directory Posted by Rick Hodgin @ 3/24/2013 7:13:54 PM
RE: remove directory Posted by Koen Piller @ 3/24/2013 9:15:33 PM
RE: remove directory Posted by Rick Hodgin @ 3/24/2013 9:46:27 PM
RE: remove directory Posted by Koen Piller @ 3/24/2013 10:32:17 PM
RE: remove directory Posted by Rick Hodgin @ 3/24/2013 10:35:50 PM
RE: remove directory Posted by Rick Hodgin @ 3/24/2013 10:43:07 PM
RE: remove directory Posted by Koen Piller @ 3/24/2013 10:50:04 PM
RE: remove directory Posted by Rick Hodgin @ 3/24/2013 10:54:13 PM