problem with `find -delete`

andrew clarke mail at
Wed Feb 10 14:03:12 UTC 2010

On Wed 2010-02-10 14:24:34 UTC+0100, Alexander Best (alexbestms at wrote:

> thanks goes to jilles on #freebsd-bugbuster. he told me that -delete doesn't
> delete directories recursively.
> so what i'm bow using is
> sudo /usr/bin/find /usr/ports -name work -depth 3 -type d -exec rm -rf {} +

AFAIK another method is:

sudo rm -rf /usr/ports/*/*/work

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