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Old 10-15-2004, 04:44 AM   #1
AsteX
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Delete old files and folders Script?


Hi LQ,

I need a small script to delete files and folders if they are older than 3 months. I can't seem to find any script that can do this?
And it would be sweet if it would maked a small log of what was deleted!

Thanks..

/Jesper

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Old 10-15-2004, 04:51 AM   #2
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Re: Delete old files and folders Script?

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Originally posted by AsteX
Hi LQ,

I need a small script to delete files and folders if they are older than 3 months. I can't seem to find any script that can do this?
And it would be sweet if it would maked a small log of what was deleted!

you really need to learn $BASH scripting and write your own...................
 
Old 10-15-2004, 05:04 AM   #3
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you really need to learn $BASH scripting and write your own...................
I guess so No help from you!


/Jesper
 
Old 10-21-2004, 09:08 AM   #4
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Try the find command.

I believe you could use the -mtime flag to get what you are looking for.
 
Old 11-11-2004, 06:26 PM   #5
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Check out tmpwatch. I believe it is pretty standard on most distributions.

NAME
tmpwatch - removes files which haven?t been accessed for a period of
time

SYNOPSIS
tmpwatch [-u|-m|-c] [-faqstv] [--verbose] [--force] [--all] [--test]
[--fuser ] [--atime|--mtime|--ctime] [--quiet] <hours>
<dirs>

I run it every night using cron to keep my scratch partition clean.

Gerald
 
  


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