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recursively deleting files/directories

    Date: Wed, 7 Aug 1991 15:56 EDT
    From: drstrip@cs.sandia.gov (David R. Strip)

    Now that I'm finally getting around to loading the 8.1 sources, etc,
    I want/need to delete the 8.0 sources. If I do
    Delete File >rel8>**>*.*.* :expunge yes
    I get rid of all the files, but not the directories. Of course,
    if you repeat this n times, where n is the max depth of the 
    directory tree you can clean out everything, but I keep thinking
    there must be a magical incantation to do the job right in the
    first place. I looked around the docs, but can't find anything
    that appears to be the right thing. Of course, I might be looking
    in the wrong place. Thanks.

  Delete Directory Host:>rel8> :Confirm Yes

If you want to see a listing of every single file to be deleted before
it deletes any, use :Confirm Each.