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Re: find



On 06/07/2004 07:56:25 AM, Andy Green wrote:
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On Monday 07 June 2004 12:35, Chadley Wilson wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-06-07 at 13:27, Chadley Wilson wrote:

> Ah HA!!
> I am genius! no really I am,

This is still possible.

> ok the correct syntax is to use back ticks found on your tilde key,
>
> Like this
> find /in/this/dir/ `(fileinbrackets)*`
> tadah!

Those backticks make the shell interpret what's inside them as a
command and
returns the result to the find commandline.  So I guess if it is
working it
is expanding the * thereby and returning the individual filenames.
Will this
still work if the cwd is not /in/this/dir?  I think not.

Use double quotes:


find / -name "(file)*" -print

Steve



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