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Delete matching files in two Finder folders
Authored by: pcunix on Oct 09, '05 04:12:07AM

One small thing:

A "." file in the set will stop the entire process.

This is something easy to do in Terminal; see for details but basically just

cd dir2
for i in *
do rm -rf "/dir1/$i"

That doesn't complain about "." files, but it won't remove them either.

Tony Lawrence
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