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Old 11-01-2007
Prompting for file deletion?

I got help in another forum but now I need further help so I figured I'd ask here. I had to write a script to delete certain filenames of certain size. I got this far..

find . -size 110c -name "*testing*" -print | xargs -n 1 rm -i

It finds the correct files, but the prompts to delete are all bunched up on one line. looks like:

rm: Remove ./file.testing.2007? rm: Remove ./file.testing2.2007(flashing prompt and when I enter y or n I get "ksh: y: not found")

Can someone show me how to individually prompt for file removal after it finds what I'm looking for in the directory?
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Old 11-01-2007
The problem is stdin is being used to pipe the files and is also wanted for rm's confirmation, in your other thread I show you how to fix this by grabbing the tty name. Smilie

Last edited by porter; 11-01-2007 at 05:58 PM..
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Old 11-01-2007
Yes thanks, I replied there have a look Smilie

Next programming question, I'll do it here.
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