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os.removedirs - How to force this delete?

I've been searching to find a way to force this delete to work even if
the directory isn't empty. I've had no luck thus far. Anyone know
what that would be?

Sep 27 '07 #1
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cs*********@gmail.com wrote:
I've been searching to find a way to force this delete to work even if
the directory isn't empty. I've had no luck thus far. Anyone know
what that would be?
Answering your immediate question: you can't force os.removedirs to
delete non-empty dirs.
But shutil.rmtree(path, ignore_errors=True) does what you want.

HTH, Marc
Sep 27 '07 #2

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