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On Tue Aug 14 11:09:38 EDT 2007, Shawn McMahon <[log in to unmask]> 
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> On Tue, 2007-08-14 at 10:08 -0400, Jon Lewis wrote:
>> 
>> > find /ftp/traces -cmin +1440 -print | xargs rm -rf
>> 
>> Adding -type f will probably solve it.  That way, find will only 
>> return files...not directories.
>> 
>> find /ftp/traces -cmin +1440 -type f -print | xargs rm -rf
> 
> And not strictly necessary, but to avoid errors causing xargs to 
> do
> something wonky, I'd do:
> 
> find /ftp/traces -cmin +1440 -type f -exec rm -rf {} \;
> 
> 

Thanks Shawn.  Can you help me understand what "{} \;" does (how 
to interpret it)?

~Mark Oden