[solved] Re: Unix command(s) to remove files recursively?
Chris Bannister <email@example.com> writes:
> On 05/06/12 11:42, Rodolfo Medina wrote:
>> Suppose that I have, in a certain directory and all its subdirs and subdirs'
>> subdirs' subdirs... etc., a certain number of files terminating with `~',
>> e.g.: `myfile~', and that I want to remove all of them recursively. Is
>> there a Unix command to do that right away?
> find /my/top/level/directory -name '*~' -delete
> will do that for you.
> find /my/top/level/directory -name '*~' -print
> to see what it'll remove.