rm -rf stalls server

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Thu Mar 26 21:05:21 UTC 2015

Mehmet Erol Sanliturk <m.e.sanliturk at gmail.com> writes:

> I am using  a script to delete .BAK files from many directories with  lines
> like
> rm path/*.BAK
> find path -name '*.BAK'  -exec rm -f '{}' +
> for each different path names which contains such files .

Surely you would see a significant performance improvement just by using
"-delete" instead of "-exec rm"

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