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Re: [tlug] deleting a local list of filenames from remote server

On 2008-12-03 00:38 +0900 (Wed), Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:

> ssh 'cd public_html/cache && xargs rm < filelist'
> should do the trick.  (The && is paranoia, just in case the cd fails
> and you have a similar files in your home directory for some reason.)

Don't count on this; cd returning an error code when it can't change to
the directory is actually a bashism, and most other Bourne-type shells
don't do this.

Curt Sampson       <>        +81 90 7737 2974   
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