OT: finding every file not in a list
dkelly at hiwaay.net
Fri Jan 29 02:40:05 UTC 2010
On Jan 28, 2010, at 4:23 PM, CyberLeo Kitsana wrote:
> Aryeh M. Friedman wrote:
>> I have a list of files that should be in a dir tree and want to remove
>> any files from the tree not in list (i.e. if it is on the list keep it
>> else rm it)... any quick way to do this?
> # ls -1F
I think mtree(8) is the proper tool for this job. Especially the -r option:
-r Remove any files in the file hierarchy that are not described in
David Kelly N4HHE, dkelly at HiWAAY.net
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