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SubjectRe: 2.1.131: some quality thoughts
> > 
> > Because a lot of people do a recursive find on the word core and delete it
> > to keep their filesystem clean without checking for file type.
> People also dance on window ledges when drunk and fall out. "Consider it
> as natural selection in progress"
> Alan

If you use even the remotely sane and accepted method of 'find', you still won't
remove the directory; rm will not delete directories unless given the '-r' option.

Anyone doing an rm -rf with 'core' in the list oughta get bitten anyhow.

find / -name 'core' -exec rm {} \;

Perry Harrington Linux rules all OSes. APSoft ()
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