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Old 08-08-2001
Java Need help writing simple script

I'm trying to write a simple unix script that will delete files after 30 days of being created. I've never done this before but conceptually it sounds easy. Here is what I'm trying to do:

Get System Date
Get File Date
If (sysdate-filedate>30days)
rm file

All of these files are contained within a single directory and they could have different file names.

thanks!!!
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Old 08-08-2001
This can be done in a one line script:

#!/usr/bin/sh

find /dir/path -type f -mtime +30 -exec rm {} \;

Will remove all files in the dirpath that are older than 30 days.

Regards.
alwayslearningunix
 

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