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Re: Clean Up Empty Directories

by choroba (Archbishop)
on Feb 16, 2018 at 23:35 UTC ( #1209349=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Clean Up Empty Directories

I usually just run
find -type d -empty -exec rmdir {} +
several times until there's no empty directory.

($q=q:Sq=~/;[c](.)(.)/;chr(-||-|5+lengthSq)`"S|oS2"`map{chr |+ord }map{substrSq`S_+|`|}3E|-|`7**2-3:)=~y+S|`+$1,++print+eval$q,q,a,

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Re^2: Clean Up Empty Directories
by Anonymous Monk on Feb 18, 2018 at 16:17 UTC

    GNU find has a -delete action. It implies -depth and as such, can do the clean-up in one go.

Re^2: Clean Up Empty Directories
by GotToBTru (Prior) on Feb 19, 2018 at 19:25 UTC

    I'm pretty sure the command that does the file cleanup is a find command somewhere. I think that there should have been a way to write it such that it cleaned out the directories too.

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