trashcan 0.2.2

Move files to trash can programmatically

To use this package, put the following dependency into your project's dependencies section:


This package provides sub packages which can be used individually:

trashcan:put - A minimal D application.

Trash can

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Move files and directories to trash can (Recycle bin) in D programming language. Currently it contains only one function moveToTrash which places passed file or directory to trash can.

Platform support

On Freedesktop environments (e.g. GNU/Linux) the library will follow Trash Can Specification.

On Windows SHFileOperation is used.

On OSX FSMoveObjectToTrashSync is used.

Other platforms are not supported.

Future improvements:

  • Interface for observing the trash can contents (something like VFS).
  • Ability to restore deleted files.


Put to trash can

Run to put file or directory to trash can:

dub run :put -- path/to/file
Roman Chistokhodov
Sub packages:
0.2.2 2017-Mar-28
0.2.1 2016-Sep-26
0.2.0 2016-Jul-27
0.1.0 2016-Jun-23
~master 2017-Mar-28
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