find and remove ?

Jack L. Stone jacks at
Sun May 15 15:27:46 UTC 2011

At 06:59 PM 5/14/2011 -0400, Eitan Adler wrote:
>> I'm finally getting around to removing any remnants of frontpage. There are
>> 1000s of _vti_* directories across several domains and need to clean those
>> out. What's the best way to run a short script or command set to find and
>> delete those?
>man 1 find
>find /path/to/start/deleting -type d -name _vti_\*  -delete
>run the command without -delete  to see what will be removed.
>Eitan Adler

Thanks, Eitan, but it didn't delete. What did I do wrong?


Happy trails,
Jack L. Stone

System Admin

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