[K12OSN] deleting a 1000 users

Michael Wescott wescott_mike at emc.com
Wed Jun 9 19:05:46 UTC 2004

chobbs at silvervalley.k12.ca.us wrote:
> cat delstu6.txt | xargs -n 1 userdel -r

jam at mcquil.com wrote:
>   cat delstu6.txt | while read x
>   do
>     userdel -r $x
>   done

Glenn Arnold wrote:
> Jim's method keeps saying that the user did not
> exist just like my webmin batch process.  Chris method worked.

That's odd. I'd've expected each to act the same, unless
.... Take a close look at delstu6.txt. I'll bet that there
are carriage returns (^M) or other whitespace at the end of 
some lines.
	Mike Wescott
	Wescott_Mike at EMC.COM

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