Problem deleting files

Paul Schmehl pschmehl_lists at
Sun Jul 1 20:42:49 UTC 2018

--On July 2, 2018 at 4:59:45 AM +0900 Yasuhiro KIMURA <yasu at> 

> From: Yasuhiro KIMURA <yasu at>
> Subject: Re: Problem deleting files
> Date: Mon, 02 Jul 2018 04:48:31 +0900 (JST)
>> Try following command.
> Or
>>> find . -type f -exec rm [] \; returns rm: []: No such file or
>>> directory over and over again.
> Your command should be
> find . -type f -exec rm {} \;

Yes, I know. That was a typo in the email.

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