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Re: Running of rrequested tests - [was Re: Backup problem using "cp"]




On Wed, May 09, 2018 at 03:20:06PM -0500, David Wright wrote:
> remove-empties () 
> { 
>     [ -z "$1" ] && printf '%s\n' "Usage:	$FUNCNAME directories ...
> 	removes any empty directories under the directories given after prompting." 1>&2 && return 1;
>     local IFS="
> ";
>     find $* -depth -xdev -type d -empty -ok rmdir {} \;
> }

$* should be "$@" with the quotes.

find "$@" -depth -xdev -type d -empty -ok rmdir {} \;

> (To Greg: is there a better IFS to use?)

IFS is irrelevant when you quote properly.  You can simply remove that
assignment command.