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Re: shell script removing log files.

On Lu, 22 dec 14, 10:51:26, peter@easthope.ca wrote:
> This command in a shell script removes unwanted log files.
> for i in $( echo *.Log ); do 
>   /bin/rm $i; 
>   echo "Removed $i." 
> done
> In the edge case of no matching files, rm complains.
> /bin/rm: cannot remove `*.Log': No such file or directory
> If echo is replaced with ls, it complains when there 
> is no match.
> Does anyone have a tidy solution for this task?

    find -name '*.Log' -delete

Kind regards,
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