Deleting file using unrealscript

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PrinceOfFunky
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Deleting file using unrealscript

Post by PrinceOfFunky » Mon Dec 11, 2017 10:23 am

Same procedre of writing a file, just the temp file must be empty and the final file must be the one you want to delete. Apparently it cannot delete folders.

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local StatLogFile file;
	
	file = Spawn(class'StatLogFile');
	//tmp file name.
	file.StatLogFile = "";
	//final file name.
	file.StatLogFinal = "FILE DIR TO DELETE GOES HERE";
	file.OpenLog();
	file.CloseLog();
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Re: Deleting file using unrealscript

Post by nogardilaref » Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:44 pm

Whoa... that's quite counter-intuitive.
By not assigning a temporary file, one would assume that the worst case scenario would be for the file to not be created at all, and hence never touching what already existed.

But no.... it seems that it will actually delete even an existing file... perhaps because it assumes the final one to also be the temporary one in that case, and what it actually does is to delete the "temporary" one at the end?
Does it make a difference if you actually try to write some data to it? (probably not, which would probably prove my assumption here)