Logout script - delete a file

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# 8  
Old 11-05-2009
Logout script worked...

find ~ . -name com.apple.sidebarlists.plist -exec rm -f {} \;

The above worked- the ~ helped to search only the users folder. Note: these are users' on the network that connect to Mac server.

Now- for the logon script...I need to also delete the file at logon..The initial script works at logon but slowly- it eventually gets to the home folder to delete, but need it faster.
Any suggestions? I will post once I figure out the solution today.


---------- Post updated at 11:20 PM ---------- Previous update was at 06:41 AM ----------

any way to run the script in the background so the user does not have to wait for it to process?

# 9  
Old 11-05-2009
check out the
nohup ... &

construction earlier in this thread

Last edited by Scrutinizer; 11-05-2009 at 02:38 AM..
# 10  
Old 11-05-2009

This should work

find ~ . .name com.apple.sidebarlists.plist .exec rm -f {} \; &
# 11  
Old 11-13-2009
more info

So I am basically running this ..


/Library/Directory/login1.sh &


find ~ . -name com.apple.sidebarlists.plist -exec rm -f {} \;

This does not hang up on login, however, after system logon, it will take 30 seconds to delete the file....I need it done immediately after logon..I cannot have a delay.
Any thoughts?
# 12  
Old 11-18-2009

When using & - how can you stop it from processing..You need to go into terminal for it to complete..
# 13  
Old 12-08-2009
rm command

Can you execute a rm command within a script to speed up the process?

Can the file be locked at login, how do you free it up to delete?
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