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Re: [Clamav-users] [BULK] Re: Anything major going on with the

From: Ken Sandberg <ksandberg_at_nospam>
Date: Mon Aug 13 2007 - 18:51:22 GMT
To: clamav-users <>

On Monday 13 August 2007 11:26 am, Stephen Gran wrote: >...
> How many unix admins does it take to not notice that rm has a recursive
> option?

That is fine, if you want to remove the directory, not just the contents of it. You could remove the directory and then re-create it though.

If you want to just remove files, then the find option works well, although you don't need xargs if you use find, except for performance issues:

find . -type f -exec rm {} \; -- Ken Sandberg. California Lutheran University Information Systems and Services 60 West Olsen Road Thousand Oaks, CA 91360 805-493-3431 _______________________________________________ Help us build a comprehensive ClamAV guide: visit