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A `rm -rf` util for nodejs

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Octocat-spinner-32 test Fix mode test bug. Remove unused code. January 30, 2012
Octocat-spinner-32 AUTHORS Add Yosef to authors January 29, 2012
Octocat-spinner-32 LICENSE License May 30, 2011
Octocat-spinner-32 package.json
Octocat-spinner-32 rimraf.js

A rm -rf for node.

Install with npm install rimraf, or just drop rimraf.js somewhere.


rimraf(f, callback)

The callback will be called with an error if there is one. Certain errors are handled for you:

  • EBUSY - rimraf will back off a maximum of opts.maxBusyTries times before giving up.
  • EMFILE - If too many file descriptors get opened, rimraf will patiently wait until more become available.


It can remove stuff synchronously, too. But that's not so good. Use the async API. It's better.

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