[K12OSN] find command

Nils Breunese nils at breun.nl
Wed Aug 29 08:51:42 UTC 2007

Roger wrote:

> you answered exactly why I use find.    I  never would have come up  
> with that wording, but you put exactly why I use find instead of  
> locate.  Locate is to locate a file,  or to see where I squirreled  
> something away.  I use find when I want to get certain files in a  
> subdirectory and do something with them.
> I just recently noticed that find uses the wild card character like  
> you expect it to, I was just wondering when it changed.

I couldn't find that change in the output of 'rpm -q --changelog  
findutils', but I guess it has been this way for quite some time now.  
At least I don't remember having to escape wildcards when using find.

Nils Breunese.

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