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Old 10-22-2010, 02:25 AM   #16
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Old 04-13-2011, 10:15 AM   #17
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Hello all. Great thread so far, really helpful. I do have a question though.

I want to take this script
Code:
#!/bin/bash

/usr/bin/find /insert/path/here -mtime +3 -exec rm {} \;
and add logging to it.

I want to see if there is a way to get a list of what is found before it's deleted, and after it's deleted. I know there is a verbose option for rm, but I can't seem to find one for find. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks in advance!
 
Old 04-13-2011, 11:31 PM   #18
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Please don't necro-post ie dig up threads so old. Instead, start a new thread.
Thank you.

In brief, find doesn't have a logging option; one approach is to use -print (instead of -exec rm ...) at the end of a copy of the same find cmd and re-direct to a file, then run the find ... rm version.
 
Old 04-14-2011, 11:07 PM   #19
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After reading the thread, and particularly post 16, I figured it was a safe bump. I would've linked to this thread anyway as a reference, because people would've told me to "Search n00b" anyway. Anyway, thanks for the info.
 
Old 05-31-2011, 05:06 AM   #20
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find /path/dir -mtime +30 -delete
this is not working for me.
 
Old 05-31-2011, 06:55 AM   #21
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Please don't necro-post ie dig up threads so old. Instead, start a new thread.
Thank you.

In brief, find doesn't have a logging option; one approach is to use -print (instead of -exec rm ...) at the end of a copy of the same find cmd and re-direct to a file, then run the find ... rm version.
There is a way to run 'find' only once if use 'exec' to redirect:
Code:
exec 3>&1 1>/path/to/logfile ; find . -print -delete ; exec 1>&3
or as a subshell version:
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( exec 1>/path/to/logfile ; find . -print -delete )
 
Old 03-04-2012, 02:58 AM   #22
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Don't post in an old thread if you do not have anything substantial to add or have a related question. LinuxQuestions.org Member Intro is a good place to introduce yourself and get your first post.
I'm posting in an old thread!

It's quite easy to tell who sits on their fat butt on a computer all day and who works in construction by the way some of you jerks act towards others on the internet.
If people aren't supposed to post in "an old thread", then it needs to be removed from the sitemap.xml instead of being refreshed every week for Google to keep on the first page of search so if you have a problem, take it up with the Admin who could have easily removed this page from the sitemap long ago.

You had a "newbie" introducing themselves and for that you have to act like a total bloke?

Hello dsoria. I'm azvampyre, and I'm a building contractor who works for a living, but like to program in my sparsely spare time.
Do you see how much friendlier people who work out in the nice sunlight are towards others, drunna? Maybe you should get some sun and "lighten up". I'm sorry you're fat and pale, but don't take it out on the innocent, okay.
 
Old 03-04-2012, 03:22 AM   #23
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I'm posting in an old thread!
Yes you are, and that is against the LQ Rules.

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It's quite easy to tell who sits on their fat butt on a computer all day and who works in construction by the way some of you jerks act towards others on the internet.
If people aren't supposed to post in "an old thread", then it needs to be removed from the sitemap.xml instead of being refreshed every week for Google to keep on the first page of search so if you have a problem, take it up with the Admin who could have easily removed this page from the sitemap long ago.
No need to be condescending. It seems I'm not the one that has a problem, you seem to have one. Take your own advise and contact the LQ site owner if you want to address your issues related to LQ.

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You had a "newbie" introducing themselves and for that you have to act like a total bloke?
Yes I pointed out that digging up old threads just to introduce oneself isn't the correct thing to do (it is actually against the LQ rules). I also pointed out that there is a specific sub-forum for people that want to introduce themselves.

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Hello dsoria. I'm azvampyre, and I'm a building contractor who works for a living, but like to program in my sparsely spare time.
Do you see how much friendlier people who work out in the nice sunlight are towards others, drunna? Maybe you should get some sun and "lighten up". I'm sorry you're fat and pale, but don't take it out on the innocent, okay.
Again: Don't be so condescending (and learn to spell)

BTW: Reported.
 
Old 03-04-2012, 06:05 AM   #24
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...

Do you see how much friendlier people who work out in the nice sunlight are towards others, drunna? Maybe you should get some sun and "lighten up". I'm sorry you're fat and pale, but don't take it out on the innocent, okay.
I need to reply to this insults

azvampyre
I think your kind of breed needs to be investigated further, as I don't know of an individual that can walk out on the sun wihtout any protection. Do you have it?

My best Regards to all LQ
 
Old 03-04-2012, 06:35 AM   #25
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I'm posting in an old thread!

It's quite easy to tell who sits on their fat butt on a computer all day and who works in construction by the way some of you jerks act towards others on the internet.
If people aren't supposed to post in "an old thread", then it needs to be removed from the sitemap.xml instead of being refreshed every week for Google to keep on the first page of search so if you have a problem, take it up with the Admin who could have easily removed this page from the sitemap long ago.

You had a "newbie" introducing themselves and for that you have to act like a total bloke?

Hello dsoria. I'm azvampyre, and I'm a building contractor who works for a living, but like to program in my sparsely spare time.
Do you see how much friendlier people who work out in the nice sunlight are towards others, drunna? Maybe you should get some sun and "lighten up". I'm sorry you're fat and pale, but don't take it out on the innocent, okay.
Hm, I have known people who work on construction and others who sit on their butt all day. I can assure you that there are "jerks" on both sides.

Judging on who is a "jerk" and who is not by the work they do is a rather simple-minded point of view.
 
Old 03-04-2012, 08:22 AM   #26
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I'm posting in an old thread!

It's quite easy to tell who sits on their fat butt on a computer all day and who works in construction by the way some of you jerks act towards others on the internet.
If people aren't supposed to post in "an old thread", then it needs to be removed from the sitemap.xml instead of being refreshed every week for Google to keep on the first page of search so if you have a problem, take it up with the Admin who could have easily removed this page from the sitemap long ago.

You had a "newbie" introducing themselves and for that you have to act like a total bloke?

Hello dsoria. I'm azvampyre, and I'm a building contractor who works for a living, but like to program in my sparsely spare time.
Do you see how much friendlier people who work out in the nice sunlight are towards others, drunna? Maybe you should get some sun and "lighten up". I'm sorry you're fat and pale, but don't take it out on the innocent, okay.
Enough!
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druuna's post to a newbie was not in violation. Your responding post to a nearly two year old post is not warranted nor should you have posted. If you felt that a post warrants moderation then please report that post. Your tirade and personal attacks are something we will not tolerate. Please review the LQ Rules!

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Old 10-04-2012, 08:26 AM   #27
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Originally Posted by Dirty View Post
Hello all. Great thread so far, really helpful. I do have a question though.

I want to take this script
Code:
#!/bin/bash

/usr/bin/find /insert/path/here -mtime +3 -exec rm {} \;
and add logging to it.
There is an easy way to do that. find allows multiple usage of exec like this:

Code:
find /home/backup/ -type f -exec echo Removing old backup: {} \; -exec rm {} \;
Another idea is to tell rm to report any deletions with -v:

Code:
find /home/backup/ -type f -exec rm -v {} \;
I prefer the first method, as the text is easier to change.

btw.: The parameter "-delete" is not available for all versions of find, but rm should be ;-)
 
  


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