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This is fast and efficient because rm is only run once.
Using the redundant ./ directory information prevents the dash from occurring at the beginning of the filename, and being interpreted as an option of the rm command.
Also works using:
rm -- -filename
This command will erase all bytecode versions of Python modules under the current directory.
This command deletes all files in all subfolders if their name or path contains "deleteme".
To dry-run the command without actually deleting files run:
find . | grep deleteme | while read line; do echo rm $line; done
If you need to delete all redundant ".svn" directories from a given path and all its subdirectories, use this command !
Particulary useful if you want to upload to an ftp server, but don't use svn or if you need to update/backup some source code to another directory.
You can also try "svn export . /new/path/without/svn/dirs" (also from the CLI)
For a python project, sometimes I need to clean all the compiled python files. I have an alias 'rmpyc' to this command. This really saves me a lot of typing and hunting throughout the folders to delete those files.
This command will remove all .svn folder from your project if you need to manual remove the subversion files.
Copy data to the destination using commands such as cpio (recommended), tar, rsync, ufsdump, or ufsrestore.
Let the source directory be /source, and let the destination directory be /destination.
# cd /source
# cd ..
# find ./source -depth -print | cpio -cvo> /destination/source_data.cpio
# cd /destination
# cpio -icvmdI ./source_data.cpio
# rm -rf ./source_data.cpio
deletes logs not modified in over [#] days - modify to compress or move, as needed
This spiders the given site without downloading the HTML content. The resulting directory structure is then parsed to output a list of the URLs to url-list.txt. Note that this can take a long time to run and you make want to throttle the spidering so as to play nicely.