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SubjectRe: Directory name problem...
Hi Juha.

> :>> % Q> #!/bin/sh
> :>> % Q> XYZZY="`find / -name core`"
> :>> % Q> for LOOP in `find $XYZZY | sort -ru` ; do
> :>> % Q> rm -fr $LOOP
> :>> % Q> done

> :>You know, interesting things will happen when he runs that script
> :>and there are *not* any files named core around...

> Nothing interesting happena as
> rm -rf
> as itself does nothing and won't give any error message.

On my system, `find` lists EVERY file, so rm is fed a list of every
file on the system, and promptly deletes them...

Best wishes from Riley.


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