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dom9360
post Jul 14 2008, 11:17 AM
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What am I doing wrong here?

Just trying to locate all files named Spam and make them blank (not deleting them).


find /home/virtual -type f -name "Spam" -exec echo $blank > {} \;
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dom9360
post Jul 15 2008, 08:54 AM
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Any one???
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michaelk
post Jul 15 2008, 08:59 PM
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What are you trying to accomplish?
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dom9360
post Jul 16 2008, 01:50 PM
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QUOTE (michaelk @ Jul 15 2008, 08:59 PM) *
What are you trying to accomplish?


Try to search for files called 'Spam'.

Next, nullify the file.

This is a spam file on people's email boxes. They don't empty them out. However, they periodically need to check it just in case something good goes over there.

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markjr
post Jul 17 2008, 12:35 PM
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QUOTE (dom9360 @ Jul 16 2008, 01:50 PM) *
Try to search for files called 'Spam'.

Next, nullify the file.

This is a spam file on people's email boxes. They don't empty them out. However, they periodically need to check it just in case something good goes over there.

Thanks,D



I would just cp /dev/null onto them. You probably need to use -f

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find /home/virtual -type f -name "Spam" -exec "cp -f /dev/null {}" \;
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