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Date:      Sat, 15 Feb 2020 22:40:40 +0900 (JST)
From:      Yasuhiro KIMURA <yasu@utahime.org>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Removal script
Message-ID:  <20200215.224040.865767451214861597.yasu@utahime.org>
In-Reply-To: <24af365c-bfab-b5ac-72e3-675b0450b75f@cloudzeeland.nl>
References:  <24af365c-bfab-b5ac-72e3-675b0450b75f@cloudzeeland.nl>

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From: Jos Chrispijn <bsduser@cloudzeeland.nl>
Subject: Removal script
Date: Sat, 15 Feb 2020 14:31:59 +0100

> I am looking for a way to remove a nested subdirectory in a directory.
> 
> Example:
> directory /mysources has a certain number of subdirectories which
> contain subdirectory 'nonsense' in various subdirectories, which
> contain also subdirectory 'nonsense', etc.
> 
> What I would like to do is that the script removes all 'nonsense'
> folders in the base /mysources.
> Can you pls tell me how I can do that savest? Thanks!

Does 'nonsence' have subdirecties and should they also be removed? If
answer is yes, try

find /mysources -type -d -name nonsense -exec rm -rf {} +

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Yasuhiro KIMURA



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