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Old 03-12-2010
awk search & delete located criteria

I manages to get awk to search and print the files that I want to delete. However I am stuck on the delete portion.

Here is the command that I am using to fins these files.
find /usr/local/apache/conf/vhosts/ -type f | awk '/e$/'

The output is perfect. The files look like so:


I want all of the findings deleted. I have tried the following with no luck:

find /usr/local/apache/conf/vhosts/ -type f | awk '/e$/d'

Any ideas?

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Old 03-12-2010
find /usr/local/apache/conf/vhosts/ -type f | awk '/e$/{system("rm " $0)}'

# 3  
Old 03-12-2010
Why not

find /usr/local/apache/conf/vhosts/ -name "*e" -type f -exec rm {} \;

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Old 03-12-2010
Originally Posted by dennis.jacob
Why not

find /usr/local/apache/conf/vhosts/ -name "*e" -type f -exec rm {} \;

Of course!, professional blindness Smilie
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Old 03-12-2010

Hmm @dennis.jacob,

I thought that I needed the $ to anchor all the end e's. But your solution is correct.


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