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Date:      Fri, 31 May 2002 03:42:03 +0100
From:      void <float@firedrake.org>
To:        Robin Breathe <robin@isometry.net>
Cc:        hackers@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: find(1) - peculiar behaviour
Message-ID:  <20020531024203.GA5000@parhelion.firedrake.org>
In-Reply-To: <000101c2084b$86bce150$026ca8c0@ishadow>
References:  <000001c20849$c6878440$026ca8c0@ishadow> <000101c2084b$86bce150$026ca8c0@ishadow>

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On Fri, May 31, 2002 at 03:33:18AM +0100, Robin Breathe wrote:
> 
> I've just realised this is mentioned under BUGS in man 1 find, so my
> query changes to:  "anyone fancy fixing it and/or giving me some
> pointers on how to fix it", or maybe suggest a better way for me to do
> this?
> "find -L . -type l -exec rm '{}' \;" strikes me as likely to be the
> fastest alternative... though it's not very pretty ;)

That's likely to be more forks and execs than the xargs version,
O miserly one.  :-)

-- 
 Ben

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