[olug] Nesting commands at command line

Mac Petras Mac at PetrasWeb.com
Mon Aug 4 15:27:43 UTC 2003

How about the following?

        find /var/html -name bad_file | xargs -replace rm

Craig Wolf said:
> I am not finding the answer at google probably because I am
> not searching on the right terms.  I need to pipe a
> multiline output as the input to another command and I can't
> remember/find the answer to do it. I need to find a file in
> all locations: find /var/www -name bad_file I then need to
> remove those files.
> Any and all help appreciated!
> Craig Wolf
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Mac Petras
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