Count the number of deleted files

find /path/folder -type f -name "*.*" -print -exec rm -v {} + | wc -l;
It does not work without the verbose mode (-v is important)

By: Koobiac
2011-09-19 14:53:37

What Others Think

What is the point of -name "*.*" ?
RanyAlbeg · 562 weeks and 3 days ago
Just my pattern ;) it works just with "*" only
Koobiac · 562 weeks and 3 days ago
I think he meant it should work without using -name at all.
TheMightyBuzzard · 562 weeks and 3 days ago
Yea, that was the point.
RanyAlbeg · 562 weeks and 3 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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