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[patch #3454] RFE: find -delete option

From: Dmitry V. Levin
Subject: [patch #3454] RFE: find -delete option
Date: Mon, 18 Oct 2004 13:39:36 -0400
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URL: <http://savannah.gnu.org/patch/?func=detailitem&item_id=3454>
Project: findutils
Submitted by: Dmitry V. Levin
On: Mon 10/18/2004 at 17:32

Category:  find enhancement
Priority:  5 - Normal
Resolution:  None
Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  None
Originator Email:  
Status:  Open

Summary:  RFE: find -delete option

Original Submission:  New action "-delete" for find utility minimizes race when 
find is used to remove some files.
The patch is based on patch from Douglas Siebert,

This patch is used in some GNU/Linux distributions including  Owl (Openwall 
GNU/*/Linux) and ALT Linux for a very long time.

See also discussion in linux-security-audit archive,

File Attachments

Date: Mon 10/18/2004 at 17:32  Name: findutils-4.2.1-owl-alt-delete.patch  
Size: 4.77KB   By: ldv

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