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Fetch would delete multiple nested folders (4 posts)

  • Started 10 years ago by David Muller
  • Latest reply 10 years ago from David Muller
  • David Muller Member

    So here's my issue. Whenever I come to block delete a project like a Joomla build hosted on my test server I cannot simply select the folder and hit delete, if I do the application hangs for a while with the wagging dog icon and the message 'Getting folder name...'.

    In order to get round this I have to go into sub folders and delete the content of each one by one until all folders are empty, then I can delete the parent folder.

    Is there a way around this as it's quite frustrating to say the least.


    Posted 10 years ago #

  • Jim Matthews Administrator

    Fetch should automatically delete the subfolders for you. After you see this problem could you choose Fetch Transcript from the Window menu and submit the window contents at ? I'd love to figure out why this isn't working correctly.


    Jim Matthews
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 10 years ago #

  • David Muller Member

    Sure, bear in mind I have to force quit the deletion by clicking the X to stop the application.

    Transcript sent.

    Posted 10 years ago #

  • David Muller Member

    Okay, looks like this is server side.

    Anyone else having this problem? A simple workaround that might work is renaming the file to be deleted to a single character, I opted for the letter 'a'. Thanks to Fetch support for this tip/ workaround.

    Posted 10 years ago #


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