Today (Saturday) We will make some minor tuning adjustments to MySQL.

You may experience 2 up to 10 seconds "glitch time" when we restart MySQL. We expect to make these adjustments around 1AM Eastern Daylight Saving Time (EDT) US.


What option will use for deleting directory with all its contents?


 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
# 1  
What option will use for deleting directory with all its contents?

Hi

How to completely delete directory with all it contents

I try to use rmdir -r but it give error

Thanks

---------- Post updated at 03:10 AM ---------- Previous update was at 02:52 AM ----------

Hi all

I got the solution for my thread

i use mkdir with the option -p

Thanks
# 2  
I'm glad to hear that you solved your problem, but I'm confused by your comments.
The mkdir command (with or without the -p option) does not delete (or remove) directories.
This User Gave Thanks to Don Cragun For This Post:
 

|
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:
Advanced Search

10 More Discussions You Might Find Interesting

1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Deleting a directory and zipping another directory

Hi Folks, I have a directory in unix that is /usr/local/pos contain the folowing directoreis ..that is dir1 dir2 dir3 now I want to delete only dir2 please advise how to remove the directory dir 2 ..that is rm command and how to use it , and second if I want to zip the dir3 please... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: punpun66
1 Replies

2. Shell Programming and Scripting

How to clear contents of a file without deleting it.

Hi, I have a script which will use an input.txt file as an input file. I am providing data to this input file in the script and once the script is executed, I want to clear all the contents of this file as during the second time use of this script, I'll be appending the data in this input... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: pat_pramod
5 Replies

3. Shell Programming and Scripting

Remove contents of directory, but not directory

What's the best way to delete everything in a directory, but not the directory itself, without using shell wildcards? (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: pdc
9 Replies

4. Shell Programming and Scripting

Deleting the contents of a folder older than X hours

Every day a new .zip file is uploaded to a folder and at mid-night the zip file is to be extracted into a /data/ folder, inside a date-named folder. # This should extract the contents of a zip file into the /data/ folder into a date based folder /usr/bin/unzip -a -o... (15 Replies)
Discussion started by: worchyld
15 Replies

5. Shell Programming and Scripting

Deleting the file only to all the directory and sub directory

I need the unix command or shell script to delete all the file in current directory and sub directory. (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: kingganesh04
7 Replies

6. Solaris

Directory should not be deleted, But the contents can be

Hi Guys, I have an user's home directory set to /home/A And A contains the following directories B & C Is there some way in solaris by which i can prevent the directories B and C from getting deleted by the user but the contents of the directories B & C can be deleted ? Also i have... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: localhost
2 Replies

7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Deleting contents of a UNIX File

Hi ALL, Can anyone help me out. I have unix file, I need to delete the contents of the file. Can any one let me know the command to do this. The file has to be there, but the contents should be deleted. thanks Manas (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: manas6
6 Replies

8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Best way to list a directory's contents?

Hey guys! I'm so glad I found this site, I've had so many questions and have been left alone for roughly a year scanning man pages but It's just not quite cutting it for some things. So, I often like to list directories when browsing around my local machine, a friend's machine, or my web... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: bbilheimer
6 Replies

9. Shell Programming and Scripting

Query:just need to remove the contents of the file without deleting that

Hii, Please suggest me how can i only remove the contents of the file without deleting it. (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: namishtiwari
3 Replies

10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

list contents of directory

I want to list the contents of a directory, but I do not want to use the ls, is there another way?? (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: carl_vieyra
3 Replies

Featured Tech Videos