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Delete all files in folder without affecting load

Terminal - Delete all files in folder without affecting load
find . -type f -exec echo echo rm {} '|' batch ';'|bash
2013-03-01 15:14:08
User: Ztyx
Functions: batch echo find rm
Delete all files in folder without affecting load

While `echo rm * | batch` might seem to work, it might still raise the load of the system since `rm` will be _started_ when the load is low, but run for a long time. My proposed command executes a new `rm` execution once every minute when the load is small.

Obviously, load could also be lower using `ionice`, but I still think this is a useful example for sequential batch jobs.


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