On Wed, Jul 18, 2007 at 08:45:28PM -0400, Matt McCutchen wrote:
> On 7/18/07, Charles Marcus <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >Is there an alternate way to remove an entire directory *without*
> >traversing the directory itself?
> No filesystem that I know of provides one, although it would be great
> to be able to issue a single unlink or rmdir call and have the
> filesystem traverse the directory and free its insides in the
> background.

You may also wish to consider dirvish at www.dirvish.org .  It is
a scheduling wrapper around rsync, and includes an expire utility.


Keith Lofstrom          [EMAIL PROTECTED]         Voice (503)-520-1993
KLIC --- Keith Lofstrom Integrated Circuits --- "Your Ideas in Silicon"
Design Contracting in Bipolar and CMOS - Analog, Digital, and Scan ICs
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