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Re: script question

Lawrence wrote:
:can any script expert help me.
:i want to remove directories iff they are empty, what is the easy way to
:do it?

find . -type d -exec rmdir {} \;

The rmdir will fail on directories containing files, so that only empty
directories below the current directory will be removed.

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