On Mar 5, 2007, at 4:35 PM, Gary Kline wrote:
        Having found $9 , how do I /bin/rm it (using system()--yes??)
        in an awk one-liner?


I gather that you are looking under /var/db/pkg...?

I'm trying to remove from packages from long ago and find and
        print them with

        ls -lt | awk '{if ($8 == 2006) print $9}';

        but what I want to remove the file pointed at by $9.  I've tried
        FILE=ARGV[9]; and using FILE within my system() call, but no-joy.
        What's the magic here?

You could pipe the output of awk through "| xargs rm -rf"...but be careful.
Putting it through "pkg_delete (-f)" might be safer.

--
-Chuck

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