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  1. #1
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    Question Deleting a folder

    Dear friends

    I am using series 60 sdk fp2 with MSVC++ 6.0

    I am writing a application where I am creating and deleting a folder.

    I am able to sucessfully create a folder but when i am not able to delete it.

    I tried using both RFs fsSession and CFileMan *fileMan

    when i used the RFs fsSession to delete a folder it returns me sucess but the folder not deleted(I Made sure that folder was empty).

    when i use CFileMan *fileMan it returns me the error code saying Acccess Denied but deletes the inside contents of the file.


    Here is the code i used for both types

    For CFileMan *fileMan

    CFileMan *fileMan

    eRet1 = fileMan->RmDir(*poDirPathBuf) ;


    For RFs fsSession

    RFs fsSession ;

    User::LeaveIfError(fsSession.Connect()); // connect session
    TRAP (err, fsSession.RmDir(*pbDeleteFolder)) ;
    if(KErrNone != err)
    {
    User::Leave (err);
    }
    fsSession.Close();


    Can I know what is the problem?

    Thanks in advance

    Vinayaka Karjigi

  2. #2
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    Re: Deleting a folder

    hi,
    how did u give the path.
    it should be "c:\\system\\apps\\MyApp\\Foldernametodelete\\"
    the trailing "\\" is needed to make it identifiable as a folder otherwise it is identified as a file.

    try this
    _LIT(KSourceFolder,"c:\\Foldernametodelete");

    TBuf<256> sourcefolderpath;
    sourcefolderpath.Copy(KSourceFolder);
    sourcefolderpath.Append(_L("\\"));

    RFs fsSession;
    fsSession.Connect();
    TInt err=fsSession.RmDir(sourcefolderpath);
    fsSession.Close();

    bye
    sunny

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