[Gluster-users] Quickest way to delete many small files
Stephan von Krawczynski
skraw at ithnet.com
Wed Jun 12 14:38:42 UTC 2013
On Wed, 12 Jun 2013 15:26:46 +0100
Pete Smith <pete at realisestudio.com> wrote:
> We've got a directory with approx 1 million files. Mac user ... grr
> Is there a quick and dirty way to remove them?
> I was going with:
> ls | xargs rm
> but maybe rsync -a --delete empty/ full/
> would be less expensive?
> This is on a distributed replicated volume.
> Any pointers appreciated!
Admin question ;-)
mv <dir> <tempdirname>
rm -rf <tempdirname>
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