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Computer languages Shell script  +
Documentation note User manpage available in HTML format from
Full description The cleanlinks program searches the directThe cleanlinks program searches the directory tree descended from the current directory for symbolic links whose targets do not exist, and removes them. It then removes all empty directories in that directory tree. It is useful for cleaning up a shadow link tree created with 'lndir' after files have been removed from the real directory.have been removed from the real directory.
Homepage URL  +
Interface command-line  +
Is GNU false  +
Keywords directory  + , tree  + , symlink  + , shadow  + , lndir  + , target  + , empty  + , removal  + , ln_local  +
Last review by Janet Casey +
Last review date 7 January 2008  +
License BSD 4Clause +
License verified by Janet Casey  +
License verified date 8 June 2004  +
Name cleanlinks  +
Real name David Dawes  +
Related projects Ln local + , Lndir +
Resource URL  +
Resource audience Bug Tracking  + , Developer  + , Support  +
Resource kind E-mail  +
Revisionid 2,612  +
Revisiontimestamp 12 April 2011 09:22:44  +
Revisionuser User:WikiSysop +
Role Maintainer  +
Runs-on GNU/Linux  +
Short description Removes dangling symbolic links and empty directories  +
Submitted by Database conversion +
Submitted date 1 April 2011  +
System-administration configuration  +
Use system-administration  +
User level none  +
Version comment 1.3 stable released 2004-02-13
Version date 13 February 2004  +
Version download  +
Version identifier 1.3  +
Version status stable  +
Has queryThis property is a special property in this wiki. Cleanlinks + , Cleanlinks + , Cleanlinks + , Cleanlinks + , Cleanlinks + , Cleanlinks + , Cleanlinks + , Cleanlinks + , Cleanlinks +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 2 July 2015 18:42:20  +
Page has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki. Entry  +
Has subobjectThis property is a special property in this wiki. Cleanlinks + , Cleanlinks + , Cleanlinks +
EmailThis property is a special property in this wiki.  +
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