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Compress logs older than 7 days

Terminal - Compress logs older than 7 days
find /path/to/files -type f -mtime +7 | grep -v \.gz | xargs gzip
2009-02-21 15:57:05
User: f4nt
Functions: find grep xargs
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Compress logs older than 7 days

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find /path/to/files -type f -mtime +7 ! -name '*gz' | xargs -r gzip

The grep is not needed. "-r" for xargs does not create an error message if no file is found.

Comment by lux 335 weeks and 6 days ago

find /search/path/ -type f ! -iname *.gz -mtime +7 -exec gzip

You could make this command quicker by not piping

Comment by kazler 335 weeks and 5 days ago
find /search/path/ -type f ! -iname *.gz -mtime +7 -exec gzip

forgot the $ for the code

Comment by kazler 335 weeks and 5 days ago

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