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RemoveDir Task

Removes the specified directories and all of its files and subdirectories.

The following table describes the parameters of the RemoveDir task.

Parameter Description

Directories

Required ITaskItem[] parameter.

Specifies the directories to delete.

RemovedDirectories

Optional ITaskItem[] output parameter.

Contains the directories that were successfully deleted.

The following example removes the directories specified by the OutputDirectory and DebugDirectory properties. These paths are treated as relative to the project directory.

<Project xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2005">

    <PropertyGroup>
        <OutputDirectory>\Output\</OutputDirectory>
        <DebugDirectory>\Debug\</DebugDirectory>
    </PropertyGroup>

    <Target Name="RemoveDirectories">
        <RemoveDir
            Directories="$(OutputDirectory);$(DebugDirectory)" />
    </Target>

</Project>

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