On Wed, Dec 1, 2010 at 12:59 PM, Tara Keane <tararakeane / hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hi there,
> I created a test folder with two sub-folders inside and now I want to
> delete the main folder.
> In irb I typed:
> require 'fileutils'
> FileUtils.rm_f("test")

This is similar to the command line version on unix systems, where
removing a directory recursively require the -r option. The same
applies here. Use rm_rf instead of rm_f.

  FileUtils.rm_rf('test')

Regards,
Ammar