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[bug #35141] [feature_request] -prune0 action, or a -0 option

From: Gavin Beatty
Subject: [bug #35141] [feature_request] -prune0 action, or a -0 option
Date: Wed, 21 Dec 2011 09:09:14 +0000
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                 Summary: [feature_request] -prune0 action, or a -0 option
                 Project: findutils
            Submitted by: gavinbeatty
            Submitted on: Wed 21 Dec 2011 09:09:13 GMT
                Category: find
                Severity: 3 - Normal
              Item Group: None
                  Status: None
                 Privacy: Public
             Assigned to: None
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             Open/Closed: Open
         Discussion Lock: Any
                 Release: 4.2.27
           Fixed Release: None



All actions whose main use is to give useful output (to send to xargs, etc.)
should have a NUL-separated alternate. -prune does not have this.

find . -name 'bin*' -type d -prune | xargs -r rm -r --

But, what about unusual directory names for 'bin*' matches?


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