I have a cron job that looks for files in /tmp and other
directories that are more than X days old so that they go away and
don't keep piling up.  Every few days, I get a message like:

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Date:    Fri, 23 Jan 2004 10:51:00 CST

From:    [EMAIL PROTECTED](Cron Daemon)
Subject: Cron <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> find /var/tmp -name NOTESTS -mtime +1 -exec rm -f {} 

find: /var/tmp/okstate.zone.32220: No such file or directory

        My guess is that find expands the tree but the temporary file
is gone by the time the find command actually executes the rm command.

        The messages are purely random as to the file name and


Martin McCormick WB5AGZ  Stillwater, OK 
OSU Information Technology Division Network Operations Group
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