How do I remove/delete a folder that is not empty? How do I remove/delete a folder that is not empty? python python

How do I remove/delete a folder that is not empty?


import shutilshutil.rmtree('/folder_name')

Standard Library Reference: shutil.rmtree.

By design, rmtree fails on folder trees containing read-only files. If you want the folder to be deleted regardless of whether it contains read-only files, then use

shutil.rmtree('/folder_name', ignore_errors=True)


From the python docs on os.walk():

# Delete everything reachable from the directory named in 'top',# assuming there are no symbolic links.# CAUTION:  This is dangerous!  For example, if top == '/', it# could delete all your disk files.import osfor root, dirs, files in os.walk(top, topdown=False):    for name in files:        os.remove(os.path.join(root, name))    for name in dirs:        os.rmdir(os.path.join(root, name))


import shutilshutil.rmtree(dest, ignore_errors=True)


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