Re: find and remove ?

2011-05-15 Thread Jack L. Stone
At 06:59 PM 5/14/2011 -0400, Eitan Adler wrote: I'm finally getting around to removing any remnants of frontpage. There are 1000s of _vti_* directories across several domains and need to clean those out. What's the best way to run a short script or command set to find and delete those? man 1

Re: find and remove ?

2011-05-15 Thread Eitan Adler
Thanks, Eitan, but it didn't delete. What did I do wrong? I would need to see what command you typed :-) Go to the top directory you start deleting from and type find . -name _vti_\* This will print out what it thinks should be deleted. If you don't see the directories you expect here then

Re: find and remove ?

2011-05-15 Thread Jack L. Stone
At 11:32 AM 5/15/2011 -0400, Eitan Adler wrote: Thanks, Eitan, but it didn't delete. What did I do wrong? I would need to see what command you typed :-) Go to the top directory you start deleting from and type find . -name _vti_\* This will print out what it thinks should be deleted. If you

Re: find and remove ?

2011-05-15 Thread Eitan Adler
The comamnd: #find /path/to/start/deleting -type d -name _vti_\* worked fine to give the listing of what to delete, but when just adding the -delete at the end didn't delete, just ran the listing again. I forgot that adding the -type d won't let it delete non-empty directories. Try running it

Re: find and remove ?

2011-05-15 Thread Jack L. Stone
At 12:19 PM 5/15/2011 -0400, Eitan Adler wrote: The comamnd: #find /path/to/start/deleting -type d -name _vti_\* worked fine to give the listing of what to delete, but when just adding the -delete at the end didn't delete, just ran the listing again. I forgot that adding the -type d won't let

Re: find and remove ?

2011-05-15 Thread Rolf Nielsen
2011-05-15 19:41, Jack L. Stone skrev: At 12:19 PM 5/15/2011 -0400, Eitan Adler wrote: The comamnd: #find /path/to/start/deleting -type d -name _vti_\* worked fine to give the listing of what to delete, but when just adding the -delete at the end didn't delete, just ran the listing again. I

Re: find and remove ?

2011-05-15 Thread Jack L. Stone
At 07:50 PM 5/15/2011 +0200, Rolf Nielsen wrote: 2011-05-15 19:41, Jack L. Stone skrev: At 12:19 PM 5/15/2011 -0400, Eitan Adler wrote: The comamnd: #find /path/to/start/deleting -type d -name _vti_\* worked fine to give the listing of what to delete, but when just adding the -delete at the

Re: find and remove ?

2011-05-15 Thread Rolf Nielsen
2011-05-15 19:50, Rolf Nielsen skrev: 2011-05-15 19:41, Jack L. Stone skrev: At 12:19 PM 5/15/2011 -0400, Eitan Adler wrote: The comamnd: #find /path/to/start/deleting -type d -name _vti_\* worked fine to give the listing of what to delete, but when just adding the -delete at the end didn't

Re: find and remove ?

2011-05-15 Thread Jack L. Stone
At 08:05 PM 5/15/2011 +0200, Rolf Nielsen wrote: 2011-05-15 19:50, Rolf Nielsen skrev: 2011-05-15 19:41, Jack L. Stone skrev: At 12:19 PM 5/15/2011 -0400, Eitan Adler wrote: The comamnd: #find /path/to/start/deleting -type d -name _vti_\* worked fine to give the listing of what to delete, but

find and remove ?

2011-05-14 Thread Jack L. Stone
Folks: Am running FBSD-7.x I'm finally getting around to removing any remnants of frontpage. There are 1000s of _vti_* directories across several domains and need to clean those out. What's the best way to run a short script or command set to find and delete those? Appreciate any suggestions.

Re: find and remove ?

2011-05-14 Thread Eitan Adler
I'm finally getting around to removing any remnants of frontpage. There are 1000s of _vti_* directories across several domains and need to clean those out. What's the best way to run a short script or command set to find and delete those? man 1 find find /path/to/start/deleting -type d -name

Recommendations on how to find and remove sparse files?

2007-04-26 Thread Steve
I'm trying to find a method to recursively find and remove sparse files from a directory tree. It appears the 'find' utility won't work in this case. I'm running 6.2-R. Thank you. ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http