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Old 03-12-2011
files older than few hours

Hi All
I need to know the command which can be used to list the files which are 3 hours old so that it can be deleted.
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Old 03-12-2011
first,you should know the time you want to compare is "modify time","access time" or "changed time".Command "find" gives some options to do things like that.
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Old 03-13-2011
HI
Iam looking for the time when the file has been modified/created.
actually through one cron the files are getting created every min. so for every 3 hours i want to delete the old files which are being created in past 3 hurs
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Old 03-13-2011
Code:
find . -ctime +3h -exec echo {} \;

If that's what you want replace echo by del
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