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Delete Recursively


public class Utils {
  private static void deleteContentsRecursive(File file) throws IOException {
    File[] files = file.listFiles();
    for (File child : files) {
      if (child.isDirectory())
      if (!child.delete())
        throw new IOException("Unable to delete " + child.getPath());

  public static void deleteRecursive(File dir) throws IOException {
    if (dir.isDirectory())
    if (!dir.delete())
      throw new IOException("Unable to delete " + dir);



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