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Re: rm -r/-R/--recursive doesn't seem to work

> find . -name TRANS.TBL -exec rm {} \;

alternatively you could use:

  rm `find . -name TRANS.TBL`

which would have some advantages regarding speed & system usage, as rm
wouldn't be called individually for each file, but rather once for all



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