find options -empty and -delete

walter harms wharms at bfs.de
Wed Sep 11 07:35:00 UTC 2019



Am 10.09.2019 21:47, schrieb Tim Tassonis:
> 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.
> 
> 


this was not intended to be rude.

A lot of people think there is a plan/timeline to expand busybox; short there is not.
Busybox is a collective programming effort, so sending a patch is the way to go.

re,
 wh




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