deleting folders on server with revDeleteFolder

Matthias Rebbe matthias_livecode_150811 at
Sun Jul 17 07:13:38 EDT 2022

I’m not at my desk at the moment, so I cannot give detailed information.  
But what I know is, that this function/command is included in the rev common library and that library is not included by default in LC Server. 

You need to copy that library from your LC ide Installation path to your LC Server installation path first. Then you have to load that library in your script using “start using stack <Path to  the library>

Von meinem iPhone gesendet

> Am 17.07.2022 um 11:18 schrieb jbv via use-livecode <use-livecode at>:
> Hi list,
> On my LC Hosting account, I have a php script that creates directories :
>   mkdir($dirname, 0755);
> Each directory is used to temporarily store text & image files.
> Then I have a LC script that is supposed to delete those directories
> under certain conditions. No problem for deleting files inside each
> directory, but 2 sub-directories are systematically created, named
> "." and ".." and those can't be deleted, either by script of via ftp.
> Therefore, there's no way to delete the directories created via php.
> Last but not least, the doc for LC 9.6.8 says that "revDeleteFolder"
> is the command to use to remove a folder and all its contents and that
> it is available on both desktop and server platforms, but on my LC
> hosting account I get : Handler: can't find handler (revDeleteFolder)
> Any idea how to solve this problem ?
> Thank you in advance.
> jbv
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