Jason McIntyre wrote:
> no opinion on the addition, but if there is a better way to write the
> examples that are there, i think you should take the time to do so. i'd
> also slightly prefer we show the more traditional way to do it, though i
> appreciate that might not make a ton of sense for find(1).

Patch below.

> i'd use Sq rather than Dq for single letters if you really need it
> quoted. and check, but i think you need \& after the dot, not before, or
> you'll get a double space injected.

I copied this straight from freebsd. Not fixed, but feel free to correct as

This adds a third example showing -delete, mentioning that it's not standard,
but also hinting that it may work better than "rm -r" when you want to delete

Index: find.1
RCS file: /cvs/src/usr.bin/find/find.1,v
retrieving revision 1.92
diff -u -p -r1.92 find.1
--- find.1      3 Jan 2017 21:31:16 -0000       1.92
+++ find.1      3 Jan 2017 21:36:30 -0000
@@ -575,9 +575,15 @@ ending in a dot and single digit, but sk
 Find and remove all *.jpg and *.gif files under the current working
-.Dl "$ find . \e( -name \e*.jpg -o -name \e*.gif \e) -exec rm {} \e;"
+.Dl "$ find . \e( -name \e*.jpg -o -name \e*.gif \e) -exec rm {} +"
 .Dl "$ find . \e( -name \e*.jpg -o -name \e*.gif \e) -print0 | xargs -0r rm"
+.Dl "$ find . \e( -name \e*.jpg -o -name \e*.gif \e) -delete"
+Note that this third version is not guaranteed to be portable.
+However, if it is desired to delete directories as well, it may be safer
+because it will not accidentally recursively remove non-emtpy directories.
 .Xr chflags 1 ,
 .Xr chmod 1 ,

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