Python 3 Shutil Library Script to Remove All Files and SubDirectories Inside a Folder or Directory

Python 3 Shutil Library Script to Remove All Files and SubDirectories Inside a Folder or Directory

Python 3 Shutil Library Script to Remove All Files and SubDirectories Inside a Folder or Directory

import os, shutil
folder = 'uploads'
for filename in os.listdir(folder):
    file_path = os.path.join(folder, filename)
    try:
        if os.path.isfile(file_path) or os.path.islink(file_path):
            os.unlink(file_path)
        elif os.path.isdir(file_path):
            shutil.rmtree(file_path)
    except Exception as e:
        print('Failed to delete %s. Reason: %s' % (file_path, e))
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