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Grim file reaper

storage, operating system
(GFR) An ITS and LISP Machine utility to remove files according to some program-automated or semi-automatic manual procedure, especially one designed to reclaim mass storage space or reduce name-space clutter (the original GFR actually moved files to tape).
See also prowler, reaper. Compare GC, which discards only provably worthless stuff.


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