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harry21
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8 years ago
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Groovy to delete all the files in a directory

Can someone direct me how to delete all the files in a directory.. (As a prerequisite, this needs to be done before running each testcase) I've googled it and couldn't get the relevant answer. I tri...
  • IgorG's avatar
    8 years ago

    You are missing a couple of points here.

    1. You need to import the FileUtils class to use it.
    2. You cleanDirectory method accepts File data type, and you seem to try and pass a string.

    Here is a snippet that should work:

    import org.apache.commons.io.FileUtils
    File folder = new File("C:/Work/composite")
    FileUtils.cleanDirectory(folder)

    There probably is a shorter way, but this seems clean enough :)