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Old 05-27-2009
deleting files inside shell script - ( using find)

Hi,
I am using the command find /apps/qualdb/gpcn/scripts/cab_outbound/archive -name 'z*' -mtime +28 -exec rm {} \;
in unix command prompt
for deleting the files in my unix system under the specfied folder. It was succesfull.

But when i running this command inside a shell script name test.sh it is giving an error message like find: missing argument to `-exec'

Why this is happening the same code when running in command prompt it is success bu running inside shell script it fails.Smilie.

Thanks for your help
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Old 05-27-2009
The same working fine for me...inside a shell script.

Check ur script once again ...You might hav missed somethng..
# 3  
Old 05-27-2009
Thanks for your help.

I have checked the shell script and it is fine.

I am having a shell script name test.sh
and it contains only one line which is
find /apps/qualdb/gpcn/scripts/cab_outbound/archive -name 'z*' -mtime +28 -exec rm {} \;

and when i am running using ksh test.sh it is showing exception as find: missing argument to `-exec'


the same thing when i am running in command prompt it is working fine.



Is there is any way to attach the file in this forum so that i can attcah the screen shot of whet i am trying.

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