DZone Snippets is a public source code repository. Easily build up your personal collection of code snippets, categorize them with tags / keywords, and share them with the world

Snippets has posted 5883 posts at DZone. View Full User Profile

Rm -rf

02.19.2006
| 246 views |
  • submit to reddit
        // DOS loop to delete files by mask, including subdirs. 
// In this example, all .BAK files in drive C: will be deleted. 
// Note1: If you plan to run it directly in the DOS prompt, use just %G in place of %%G
// Note2: naturally, you can run any other command than DEL"

FOR /F "tokens=*" %%G IN ('dir C:\*.bak /b /s') DO DEL "%%G"