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137484Re: Removing junk .swp files

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  • George Dinwiddie
    May 2 5:09 PM
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      Mike, BPJ

      On 5/1/13 3:11 PM, Mike Hume wrote:
      > You could setup a tmp directory for where swp files are stores.
      >
      > set directory=~/.vim/tmp/swap
      >
      > If you have swp files littered about, run this command to recursively find and delete them:
      >
      > find . -type d -name .swp | xargs rm -rf

      That "rm -rf" can be a bit destructive when run on a directory.

      I suggest

      find . -name "*.swp" -exec rm {} ";"

      This won't check to see if the file is in use, so do it when vim isn't
      running.

      - George

      >
      > ~Mike
      >
      > On May 1, 2013, at 10:49 AM, BPJ <bpj@...> wrote:
      >
      >> Is there any easy/automatized way to remove junk (as in not associated with any file currently open in (g)vim) .swp files
      >> in the current directory and its subdirectories?
      >> A plugin perhaps?
      >>
      >> /bpj
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