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 -- 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 -- To unsubscribe or change options: https://lists.samba.org/mailman/listinfo/rsync Before posting, read: http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html