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Re: [K12OSN] Way OT: scripting help



On Thursday 24 May 2007 2:13 pm, Dan Young wrote:
> Dimitri Yioulos wrote:
> > I'm still grateful, but that construct didn't work upon test.  The error
> > msg is "Usage: find [path...] [expression]".  I tried putting the new
> > code in various places in my original line, but no joy.  Any idea why I'm
> > getting the error?
>
> I added a backslash to escape the newline so it would wrap in my mail.
> Can you try putting the whole thing on one line? I shorted some names to
> make it fit here:
>
> find $WORK -maxdepth 1 -mtime +$DAYS ! -name file -exec rm {} \;
>
> And test with non-critical data, of course.
>
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Yeesh, I should have seen the escape \.  Now script works just fine.  Thanks 
so much for your help and patience!

Dimitri

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