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Re: Check Directories for Files

by leocharre (Priest)
on Nov 24, 2009 at 20:40 UTC ( #809201=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Check Directories for Files

Just use bash (I'm sorry, Richard! well, yes, bash or whatnot- but.. the real star here is;) Use gnu findutils
for dir in $(find /rootdir/101/ -type d -name "B??"); do find $dir -type f -exec rm '{}' \; ; done; # or to move elsewhere # do find $dir -type f -exec mv '{}' /tmp/foundstuff/ \; ;
If you know to expect the filesystem hierarchy you suggested- There's not even a need to play with the B?? dirs..
$ find /rootdir/101/ -type f -exec mv '{}' /tmp/foundstuff/ \;

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Re^2: Check Directories for Files
by drodinthe559 (Monk) on Nov 24, 2009 at 20:55 UTC
    Thank you all for your suggestions.

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