find and remove ?

Jack L. Stone jacks at
Sun May 15 17:41:21 UTC 2011

At 12:19 PM 5/15/2011 -0400, Eitan Adler wrote:
>> The comamnd:
>> #find /path/to/start/deleting -type d -name _vti_\*
>> worked fine to give the listing of what to delete, but when just adding the
>> "-delete" at the end didn't delete, just ran the listing again.
>I forgot that adding the -type d won't let it delete non-empty
>directories. Try running it like:
>find /path/to/start/deleting -name _vti_\* -delete
>> (^_^)

Nope. Thate didn't delete either.


Happy trails,
Jack L. Stone

System Admin

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