removing files

Eitan Adler lists at
Tue Nov 9 05:58:13 UTC 2010

On Mon, Nov 8, 2010 at 2:20 AM, Pegasus Mc Cleaft <ken at> wrote:
> On Monday 08 November 2010 06:10:20 yoganjaneyulu kasetti wrote:
>> hi,
>> I have a problem for deleting files using script........please some one can
>> guide me for the same.
>> I have some files with the extension of ".chk" extension along with the
>> extension of ".log" and ".gjf" extension in the folder called different
>> *input folders. *I wanted to delete the ".chk" file extension having
>> files. If i go to individual input folder manually i can delete the file
>> with *rm* command line by but i would like to delete all the ".chk" files
>> extension files at a time through scripting rather than manual. So please
>> some one help me for the same.
>> /student/sweety/gaussiandata/*1249624064640*/input
>        Could you, in your script do something like:
>        cd /Path_to_Data_Root
>        find . -name "*.chk" -print -prune -exec rm -rf {} \;
If you really want to "delete all the ".chk" files extension files at a time"
find path -name '*.chk' -print -prune -exec rm -rf {} + \;

Eitan Adler

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