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del-cli v3.0.1

Delete files and directories - Cross-platform

del-cli Build Status

Delete files and directories

Useful for use in build scripts and automated things.

Note that this does permanent deletion. See trash-cli for something safer.


$ npm install --global del-cli


$ del --help

    $ del <path|glob> …

    --force, -f    Allow deleting the current working directory and outside
    --dry-run, -d  List what would be deleted instead of deleting

    $ del unicorn.png rainbow.png
    $ del "*.png" "!unicorn.png"

Since $ del is already a builtin command on Windows, you need to use $ del-cli there.


  • del - API for this module
  • trash-cli - Move files and directories to the trash
  • make-dir-cli - Make directories and their parents if needed


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