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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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