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Re: remove with find files

From: Matt Schalit
Subject: Re: remove with find files
Date: Sat, 27 Oct 2001 11:56:39 -0700

Robert de Wit wrote:
> Dear sir,
> when i try to remove all file on mij machine with extension .eml ( nimda
> virus ) i try the
> next command.
> rm `find -name *.eml` -f -i
> Almost all files are deleted expect the ones with spaces in the filename.
> How is this resolved  ?
> With kind regards

Hi Robert,

  Assuming that you don't like solution posted in
the other email to bug-fileutils this morning that
used -print0, what's wrong with this:

  find . -name "*.eml" -ok rm {} \;


Good Luck,

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