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I am using Python to develop on a particular project. But one thing's disturbing is the .pyc files that crop up.

% find `pwd` | grep '.pyc'

This returns a list of files in my current directory. How can I delete them?

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Try doing this :

find . -name '*.pyc' -delete
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Oh isn't that ingenious. Thanks for the heads up. –  flippex17 Feb 27 '13 at 3:31
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You could also pipe the output from your find command to the xargs command.

% find . -name '*.pyc' | xargs rm -f
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