[CentOS] Bug in find command?
sbergman at rueb.com
Wed Sep 27 18:31:37 UTC 2006
On Wed, 2006-09-27 at 14:20 -0400, William L. Maltby wrote:
> find . -iname '*.cmd' >/tmp/FilesFoundDotCmd
> find . -iname '*.c' >/tmp/FilesFoundDotC
> If *that* ain't a dot, I really need new glasses.
You need new glasses:
find . -iname '.*.cmd' >/tmp/FilesFoundDotCmdf
find . -iname '.*.c' >/tmp/FilesFoundDotC
Of course, that would *only* get you the hidden files.
Your version would *not* find:
but it sounds like the problem is specific to the environment on your
>From the man page:
Base of file name (the path with the leading directories
removed) matches shell pattern pattern. The metacharacters
('*', '?', and '') do not match a '.' at the start of the
Note that this behavior changed in 4.2.2 so that '.' at the beginning of
a filename *are* matched. But not in 4.2.20.
BTW, the K6-III's were great processors. One of my favorites. There
weren't many of them, but the 3 level cache really did make a
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