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Old 03-18-2009
Find files older than 30 days in directories and delete them

Hi,
I have dummies questions:
My script here can find the files in any directories older than 30 days then it will delete the files but not the directories. I would like to also be able to delete the directories that hold old files more than 30 days not just the files itself.

find . -type f -mtime +30 |xargs rm -Rf {} \;

Thanks,
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Old 03-18-2009
Use the 'Search' option of these forums - similar questions have been asked/answered before.
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Old 03-21-2009
This should work!?

find . -mtime +30 -delete

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