Last Modified
2014-07-31 09:02:17 -0700
Requires

Description

ftools.rb: Extra tools for the File class

Author

WATANABE, Hirofumi

Documentation

Zachary Landau

This library can be distributed under the terms of the Ruby license. You can freely distribute/modify this library.

It is included in the Ruby standard library.

Description

ftools adds several (class, not instance) methods to the File class, for copying, moving, deleting, installing, and comparing files, as well as creating a directory path. See the File class for details.

FileUtils contains all or nearly all the same functionality and more, and is a recommended option over ftools

When you

require 'ftools'

then the File class aquires some utility methods for copying, moving, and deleting files, and more.

See the method descriptions below, and consider using FileUtils as it is more comprehensive.

Commenting is here to help enhance the documentation. For example, code samples, or clarification of the documentation.

If you have questions about Ruby or the documentation, please post to one of the Ruby mailing lists. You will get better, faster, help that way.

If you wish to post a correction of the docs, please do so, but also file bug report so that it can be corrected for the next release. Thank you.

If you want to help improve the Ruby documentation, please visit Documenting-ruby.org.

blog comments powered by Disqus