[CentOS] find most recent file update in directory

Fri Dec 9 14:27:57 UTC 2011
John R. Dennison <jrd at gerdesas.com>

On Fri, Dec 09, 2011 at 03:15:53PM +0100, Mogens Kjaer wrote:
> Try something like:
> find . -type f -printf '%A@ %p\n' | sort -n | tail -1

I believe you want %T@ instead of %A@ (modification time versus access
time).  I would also suggest sort -nr to sort from most recent to least

Anybody can win unless there happens to be a second entry.

-- George Ade (1866 - 1944), American writer, newspaper columnist,
   and playwright
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