[SOLVED] Delete files and folders under given directory


 
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[SOLVED] Delete files and folders under given directory

I have a requirement to delete the files and folders under a given directory.
my directory structure is like this..
HTML Code:
Data
|
A(Directory)
	|_PDF(Directory)----pdf files
	|_XML()Directory --xml files		
	|--files
|
B(Directory)
	|_PDF(Directory)----pdf files
	|_XML()Directory --xml files		
	|--files
|
C(Directory)
	|_PDF(Directory)----pdf files
	|_XML()Directory --xml files	
	|--files
	
|
n directories and sub directories
I need to delete the files and folders underneath A(Directory),B(Directory),C(Directory) ... N(Directory) and not the directories it self.
Directory should be there.Basically Data and underneath directories should remain. But all sub-directories should be empty.

i tried like this but it deletes all the directories and folders under given
directory
HTML Code:
find $folderPathTodelete -mindepth 1 -delete

Appreciate if anybody can help me with this.

Thanks
-Ramse

---------- Post updated at 04:50 PM ---------- Previous update was at 04:29 PM ----------

It's working when i changed mindepth to 2. :-)
Code:
find $folderPathTodelete -mindepth 2 -delete


Last edited by radoulov; 09-04-2011 at 12:03 PM.. Reason: Marked as solved.
# 2  
Rather serial, one rm per dir is nicer:
Code:
(
for d in */*/
do
 ksh -c "rm ${d}*" &
done
wait
)

 

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