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Re: [SLE] find and delete older file
  • From: Kenneth Schneider <suselist@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 21 May 2004 07:35:49 -0400
  • Message-id: <1085139349.22453.19.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Fri, 2004-05-21 at 07:11, Kenneth Schneider wrote:
> On Fri, 2004-05-21 at 02:30, Agi Subagio wrote:
> > I have a script that create a backup file in regular schedule (run everyday
> > at 2 AM).
> > But after several weeks, my harddisk is getting full.
> > I want to delete older backup file that not modified/create after 30 days
> > ago.
> >
> > I have used command;
> > $ find ./test -mtime +30 -exec 'rm -f *'
>
> Try this:
>
> $ find ./test -mtime +30 -exec rm -f \*

DUUU.

Forgot the {}.

$ find ./test -mtime +30 -exec rm -f {} \*

>
> > But it seems, the rm command is not work.
> >
> > How to do that?
> >
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> Ken Schneider
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> linux user since 1994
> SuSE user since 1998 (5.2)
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Ken Schneider
unix user since 1989
linux user since 1994
SuSE user since 1998 (5.2)



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