Make /dev/null all the files


 
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Make /dev/null all the files

How can I make /dev/null all the 8640 files that I am getting from this command.


Code:
find . \( ! -name . -prune \) -type f -name "EXPORT_v1x0*" | awk -F'_' '$6<20120812'

And then delete everything.

If I am using this command to delete it, I am getting Disk Quota Exceeded Exception.

Code:
find . \( ! -name . -prune \) -type f -name "EXPORT_v1x0*" | awk -F'_' '$6<20120812' | xargs rm

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What do you mean with
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How can I make /dev/null
? Do you want to make the file size equals zero, i.e. an empty file?
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What is the point of this whole thing...first zeroing all the files only to delete them later on...
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@shamrock this is a duplicate thread

Please check this thread for requester's requirement. Requester never answered my last question.
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