general/dirtrees - Directory tree utilities
- Provides verbs for copying and deleting directory trees.
The dirutils addon must also be installed.
Browse source and examples in SVN.
Copies directory tree from directory y to directory x
Deletes directory tree
Use JAL/Package Manager to install the dirtrees and dirutils addons.
Load dirtrees addon with the following line
To see the sampler of usage, run the test.ijs script.
Open the script open 'general/dirtrees/test'
Select all contents using Ctrl+A
Run Selection using Ctrl+E
Here is typical session output from the test.ijs script.
programming/2007-August/007622, Forum thread that prompted this.
ChrisBurke suggested in the thread above that another option for copying a directory tree is to zip and unzip it. This can be done using the zip tool shipped with J and the UnZip script, or using the arc/zip Addon and the arc/ziptrees Addon.
The dirutils addon.