find options -empty and -delete

Tim Tassonis stuff at
Tue Sep 10 19:47:37 UTC 2019

On 9/10/19 7:30 PM, walter harms wrote:
> Am 10.09.2019 18:29, schrieb Tim Tassonis:
>> Hi all
>> I just found out about a terribly convenient way to recursively delete
>> empty directories with find, using the options -empty and -delete
>> It seems current busybox does not support these, are there any plans to
>> add them?
> send a patch,

Well, I was just asking about it and not requesting it, so there is no 
need to get rude.

I think, since I'm not familiar with busybox source code, it would take 
me too much time to produce a patch, and I can well live with busybox 
without that functionality, it is great as it is.


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