Deleting IFS directories that contain files

Option 4 on WRKLNK allows you to delete an empty directory. With this tip you can delete IFS directories that contain files.

Option 4 on WRKLNK allows you to delete only a directory if it is empty. If you first move up one level in the directory structure and then use option 2 to display the parent directory, all of the objects in the parent directory are displayed. You can then use option 9 to delete the desired directory (and all subdirectories) even if the directories contain files or symbolic links.

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This was first published in June 2002

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