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package org.apache.marmotta.platform.core.util;
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Author: Sebastian Schaffert

public class KiWiIO {

Deletes all the files within a directory. Does not delete the directory itself.

If the file argument is a symbolic link or there is a symbolic link in the path leading to the directory, this method will do nothing. Symbolic links within the directory are not followed.

directory the directory to delete the contents of
java.lang.IllegalArgumentException if the argument is not a directory if an I/O error occurs
See also:
	public static void deleteDirectoryContents(File directory)
			throws IOException {
				"Not a directory: %s"directory);
		File[] files = directory.listFiles();
		if (files == null) {
			throw new IOException("Error listing files for " + directory);
		for (File file : files) {

Deletes a file or directory and all contents recursively.

If the file argument is a symbolic link the link will be deleted but not the target of the link. If the argument is a directory, symbolic links within the directory will not be followed.

file the file to delete
Throws: if an I/O error occurs
See also:
	public static void deleteRecursively(File filethrows IOException {
		if (file.isDirectory()) {
		if (!file.delete()) {
			throw new IOException("Failed to delete " + file);
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