What the hell are these dirs?

Kanwar Ranbir Sandhu m3freak at thesandhufamily.ca
Sat Jul 25 14:22:48 UTC 2009

On Sat, 2009-07-25 at 03:50 +0000, g wrote:
> if user is in directory "/home/ranbir/.cache/gnome-mplayer/plugin' and he is
> looking at *directories*, he has to use 'rm -fR *' to remove subdirectories
> and their content.

That won't work - there are too many files.

I ended up running this (while in
the /home/ranbir/.cache/gnome-mplayer/plugin dir)

find . -type f -name '*' -exec rm -f {} \;

It has now been running for 15 minutes, and is still going.  Holy shit.

I still want to know why these files were created in the first place.  I
believe they are all jpegs because I was trying to run a backup, and as
rsync did it's thing, all I saw were 'jpg' files being backed up from
those dirs.  In fact, that's how I discovered these dirs in the first
place. FYI: I cancelled the backup.

I'm none too pleased with gnome-mplayer.



Kanwar Ranbir Sandhu
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