Igor Pechtchanski
Tue Dec 28 19:27:00 GMT 2004

On Tue, 28 Dec 2004, Brian Ford wrote:

> Cosmetic note for maintainer:
> [snip]
> # cleanup old fonts
> rm $(find /var/lib/texmf /var/spool/texmf /var/cache/fonts -name 'feta*pk' -or -name 'feta*tfm' -or -name 'parmesan*pk' -or -name 'parmesan*tfm')
> [\snip]
> find: /var/lib/texmf: No such file or directory
> find: /var/spool/texmf: No such file or directory
> rm: too few arguments
> Try `rm --help' for more information.
> Maybe add a -f to rm?  That would eliminate one of the error messages.
> As for the directory errors from find, I'm not sure how to avoid
> them without pre-testing for their existance in the script and
> setting a variable appropriately.  I understand that may add too much
> complexity just to avoid a harmless error message.

find /var/lib/texmf /var/spool/texmf /var/cache/fonts \
     -name 'feta*pk' -or -name 'feta*tfm' -or -name 'parmesan*pk' -or \
     -name 'parmesan*tfm' 2>/dev/null | xargs -r rm

should do it.  If you're paranoid, use -print0 and give xargs the -0 arg.
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