On Sat, Nov 22, 2003 at 09:02:41PM +0800, Zhang Weiwu wrote:
> Hello. I just checkouted a big program. What I want to do is to remove 
> all CVS/ folders from the hierarchy.
> 
> There might be other ways to do so (give me a hint?). What I can think 
> of is to run find(1) to find out all CVS folders, and pass them as 
> parameters of rm(1), but I don't know how to do so.
find . -name "CVS" -type d 

would find all directories named CVS under the current dir.

Once you're happy with the directories it finds you could pipe the
results to xargs:

find . -name "CVS" -type d | xargs rm -rf

-- 
Jez Hancock
 - System Administrator / PHP Developer

http://munk.nu/
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