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Manifest - Cleanup component

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    Hi all,

    I wonder if it is possible to remove a folder (and all files inside this folder) using the cleanup component of the manifest. Example:

    {component type="Cleanup" version="09.00.00"}
       {files}
          {file}
             {path}UserControls\App_LocalResources{/path}
             {name}MyUserControl.ascx.resx{/name}
          {/file}
          {file}
             {path}UserControls{/path}
             {name}MyUserControl.ascx{/name}
          {/file}
       [...]
    
    

    ({ = <, } = >)

    This would remove the resource (language) file and the control, but not the directory structure. But I want to remove the folder "UserControls", and also the resource files from other languages, if there are any (what I might not know...).

    Can this be done with the manifest, or do I need the old textfile way? Or do I have to do this programmatically in the IUpgradeable interface?

    Happy DNNing!
    Michael

    Michael Tobisch
    DNN★MVP

    dnnWerk Austria
    DNN Usergroup für den deutschsprachigen Raum
    DNN Connect


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    Posts:58
    Basic Member

      This component will only remove empty folders, you will need to remove the files first.

      Now, with 9.5.0 and later there is a new support for globbing which will make this easier.
      Mitchel Sellers
      Technology Advisory Group Leader
      CEO @ IowaComputerGurus, Inc. a DNN & .NET Solutions Provider
      Technical Blog: MitchelSellers.com
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