Vivaed

List files in folder, delete all but newest version

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I am trying to read all the files in a folder, then whatever file is newest, keep only that one and delete the rest.

Example files:  (these all have version numbers embedded in them, I dont want to rely on the file name)

Faint.exe

Faint-v2.0.exe

Faint-v3.0.exe

Faint-v4.0.exe

 

What I have so far:

#include <File.au3>

RemoveOldFiles()

ConsoleWrite(FileGetVersion("C:\WB Resources\FAINT_DONT_LINK_THESE\Faint-v4.0.0.exe") &@CRLF)


Func RemoveOldFiles()

    Local $aFileList = _FileListToArray("C:\WB Resources\FAINT_DONT_LINK_THESE\", "*.exe",$FLTA_FILES)
    For $i = 0 To UBound($aFileList) - 1
        $aFileVersion = FileGetVersion($aFileList[$i])
        ConsoleWrite($aFileList[$i] & @CRLF)
        ConsoleWrite($aFileVersion & @CRLF)
    Next
EndFunc


OUTPUT:

>Running:(3.3.14.2):C:\Program Files (x86)\AutoIt3\autoit3_x64.exe "C:\Users\bot\ownCloud\WellBeats\Delete Old Files\delete-test.au3"    
--> Press Ctrl+Alt+Break to Restart or Ctrl+Break to Stop
3
0.0.0.0
a.exe
0.0.0.0
b.exe
0.0.0.0
Faint-v4.0.0.exe
0.0.0.0
4.0.0.18 <-- This is the correct file version....
+>07:34:26 AutoIt3.exe ended.rc:0
+>07:34:26 AutoIt3Wrapper Finished.
>Exit code: 0    Time: 0.6647

Not sure what I am missing here?

Thanks!

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#2 ·  Posted (edited)

Once you have your array ( have a look at it with _arrayDisplay)

Arraysort so the highest number is at the end

ArrayExtract nth element (last element)

Sorry just need to read the last element...

Edited by l3ill

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43 minutes ago, l3ill said:

Once you have your array ( have a look at it with _arrayDisplay)

Arraysort so the highest number is at the end

ArrayExtract nth element (last element)

Sorry just need to read the last element...

Thanks for the info.

The issue at this point is its not displaying the correct information, it returns 0.0.0.0 for all even if the version is 4.0.0.18

In my example I run the function, then I run the FileGetVersion on just on file and the two outputs are different.

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Vivaed,

I suspect you are getting that response because you are not passing the full path to FileGetVersion. Try using the $bReturnPath parameter when running  _FileListToArray so that the returns contain the full path and see if you get the correct version number returned.

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GUIExtender -------- Extend and retract multiple sections within a GUI
GUIFrame ---------- Subdivide GUIs into many adjustable frames
GUIListViewEx ------- Insert, delete, move, drag, sort, edit and colour ListView items
GUITreeViewEx ------ Check/clear parent and child checkboxes in a TreeView
Marquee ----------- Scrolling tickertape GUIs
NoFocusLines ------- Remove the dotted focus lines from buttons, sliders, radios and checkboxes
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#5 ·  Posted (edited)

Had some time to play, try this:

#include <Array.au3>

Global $aFileListVers[0]
Local $aFileList = _FileListToArray("C:\WB Resources\FAINT_DONT_LINK_THESE\", "*.exe", $FLTA_FILES, True)

For $i = 0 To UBound($aFileList) - 1
    $aFileVersion = FileGetVersion($aFileList[$i], $FV_PRODUCTVERSION)
    _ArrayAdd($aFileListVers, $aFileVersion)
Next

_ArrayDisplay($aFileListVers)
_ArraySort($aFileListVers, 1)
_ArrayDisplay($aFileListVers)
MsgBox(0, "Version", "Highest Version: " & $aFileListVers[0])

I did notice that not all exe's have a version as such that autoit can find it this way.

So check yours first using Context Menu (Right Click) Properties/Details and look at Product Version.

If its empty this will not produce anything.

This one for instance has a File Version but no Product Version so you would have to change the FileGetVersion Parameter

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