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Old 08-29-2005, 11:17 AM   #1
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Question Another question on automatic file deletion

Hi, me again

got it working on an hourly basis, but I have one more issue

This command

find /raid/shared/ -mtime +2 -type f -exec rm -rf {} \;

Deletes all files created 2 days before the current.

Problem is, this folder is used internally for file exchange, and I need it to delete all files which were copied to this folder more than two days ago, not files which were created more than two days ago.

In other words, if I have a file from '99, and I copy it to the folder, the script would delete it on the hour (its in cron.hourly), however, I need it to delete it in two days time.

Any help plz?

Thanks, you guys are great
Old 08-29-2005, 11:18 AM   #2
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Sorry, forgot, still on Red Hat 9 latest everything.


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