Too soon. qsh doesn't support maxdepth for find.

On Mon, Oct 4, 2021, 3:22 PM Chris Pando <chris.pando@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

-maxdepth 1

On Mon, Oct 4, 2021, 3:11 PM K Crawford <kscx3ksc@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Thank you for this information. I have tested it and it is working for me.
To do an initial test I change rmdir to an echo.
Not very fluent in this scripting. trying to figure out the change so it
only searches the current level.

Thanks again.
Kerwin

On Sat, Oct 2, 2021 at 5:41 AM Patrik Schindler <poc@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Hello K.,

Am 01.10.2021 um 17:41 schrieb K Crawford <kscx3ksc@xxxxxxxxx>:

This works. find /home/kcrawford -type d

I am open to other solutions.

A simple shell-script will do also. I assume there are no blanks in the
directory names!

Here, find generates a list of all directories starting from the current
directory, listing the most nested directories first (so directories
freeing directories can be probably identified as free, and deleted).
For
every entry, a "ls" command prints *all* entries, line by line. An empty
directory has only two lines, two entries for . and .., so it's safe to
assume that a directory with only two entries is empty and can be safely
removed.

for DIR in `find . -depth -type d`; do
if [ `ls -1a ${DIR} |wc -l` -eq 2 ]; then
rmdir ${DIR}
fi
done

Tested in qsh with 7.2, no error messages. Can be used as one-liner, or
saved in a *STMF with indents to help understanding at a later point in
time. :-)

Important! The backticks are *not* apostrophes! You may see these like a
braced expression in mathematics.

:wq! PoC

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