Clean all .pyc files from current project. It cleans all the files recursively.

find . -name "*.pyc" -exec rm {} \;
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.

By: nsmgr8
2009-02-16 17:15:58

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what about rm -rf *.pyc
berta · 674 weeks and 6 days ago
oops, need a break. Delete my previous comment sorry.
berta · 674 weeks and 6 days ago
simply use --delete instead of -exec
alexis · 674 weeks and 6 days ago
#!/bin/sh find -type f -name '*.pyc' -exec rm -f {} ';' find -type f -name '.*.swp' -exec rm -f {} ';' find -type f -name '*~' -exec rm -f {} ';' better, I prefer to use a shell script and put it in the sys. environment path so I can run from anywhere.....
unixmonkey12612 · 590 weeks and 3 days ago
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tillyracker · 30 weeks and 6 days ago
seofox · 9 weeks and 3 days ago

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