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Fantastic. This is very useful on Windows when you can't delete insane directory hierarchies because of the MAX_PATH limitation. Just fire a "lein repl", load your script and (delete-recursively "insane/path").
Thanks a lot
this does the same using the build-in file-seq function to enumerate the contents of the directory.
(defn delete-recursively [fname]
(doseq [f (reverse (file-seq (clojure.java.io/file fname)))]
It's elegant, but I'm not sure it's as robust for large trees as the recursive version. reverse removes the laziness of file-seq.