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Deleting Directories Of Files From netrw

In netrw, you can delete files and directories by navigating over the target of deletion and hitting D.

By default, netrw will use rmdir when deleting directories. This means that if a directory has files in it, then it won't be deleted. rmdir rightly gives an error when the target directory isn't empty.

Not to worry though, netrw can be configured to use rm -r instead of rmdir when deleting directories.

:let g:netrw_localrmdir='rm -r'


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