Shell Script to delete files

Nils Kassube kassube at gmx.net
Sat Apr 20 09:31:30 UTC 2013


Akash Jain wrote:
> My aim is to delete more than 5 days old files which are no longer
> used by any process. As a starter I have written following script,
> but it does not work, says line 10 command not found.
> 
> |HOME=~/var
> 
> cd $HOME
> 
> for  fin  `find . -type f`;  do

It isn't clear where your script starts, so it is difficult to guess 
which line the shell doesn't like. But I would suggest to carefully 
check the line above.


Nils





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