Tricky Deleting

Nicholas Leippe nick at byu.edu
Tue Mar 8 20:51:06 MST 2005


On Tuesday 08 March 2005 07:34 pm, Doran Barton wrote:
> So what about 'find stuff -exec rm {} \;'?

Should work.  Performance-wise, I believe find exec()'s an rm for each item it 
finds, so similar to xargs.  It should, however, save at least one invocation 
of the shell.

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