[CentOS] delete directories with find and exclude other directories

Wed Feb 3 18:25:54 UTC 2016
Gordon Messmer <gordon.messmer at gmail.com>

On 02/03/2016 09:37 AM, Tim Dunphy wrote:
> If I try to exlclude the logs directory with the prune command I get back
> no results.
> root at ops-manager:/tmp/tmp# find . -type d  -prune -o -name 'logs' -print
> What am I doing wrong?

You're not applying the prune command to items named logs, for one. :)

find . -name logs -prune -o -type d -print

find will crawl the directory.  Items named logs will not be examined 
further.  Otherwise, if the item is a directory, its name will be printed.