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How to delete all files in a directory using a stored proc

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i'm new to sql and need some assistance with the following


 I have a stored procedure that outputs a bunch of .csv log files into a log directory. d:\logs\  

I need a script that i can add to the begining of my stored proc to delete all the csv files in d:\logs  before running the rest of the script.  Also, it needs a check... if there are no files in d:\logs then to continue with the script.

in the begining of my stored proc:
1. check to see if there are any files in d:\logs
2. if so delete them all, if not then continue with the script

I've read about the xp_cmdshell to do this and dts but how do i put that into my stored proc.  I need an example
 
thanks,

Lat



 
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