[PATCH] Add a removeDir function to KDE 3.5.x

Thiago Macieira thiago at kde.org
Tue Feb 28 09:55:48 GMT 2006

Nicolas Goutte wrote:
>On Tuesday 28 February 2006 09:22, Stephan Kulow wrote:
>> Am Dienstag, 28. Februar 2006 09:12 schrieb Nicolas Goutte:
>> > I have chosen to add it to KStandardDirs as there is
>> > KStandardDirs::makeDirs and also other functions using the
>> > opendir/readdir/ closedir functions.
>> It for sure does not fit in that class. You are not supposed to delete
>> a Standard KDE Dir. My suggestion: make this a global function in
>> namespace KDE for KDE4 and a file static function to KTempDir in KDE
>> 3.5.2.
>Ah, yes! I had not thought that some people could take it as invitation
> to delete standard directories.
>As for KDE4, should be makeDir be moved too?

No. For KDE4, use QDir stuff. If you don't find an equivalent (I don't 
think there is an equivalent of "rm -rf" there), let me know.

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