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Re: find command in cygwin

On Fri, 29 Apr 2005, Shankar Unni wrote:

> lin q wrote:
> > $ find . -type f -print
> > find: paths must precede expression
> > Usage: find [-H] [-L] [-P] [path...] [expression]

This message is produced by GNU find.  "find -name a ." will result in

> >  Do you see anything wrong?
> >
> > $ which find
> > /usr/bin/find
> This combo means that you have C:\Windows\System32 in your PATH environment
> before C:\cygwin\bin. Either flip these around, or in your .bashrc, prepend
> /usr/bin to the PATH.

Nope, if "which find" reports /usr/bin/find, /usr/bin/find *is* first in
the PATH.

> If you had followed , we might not have to
> read minds or use other psychic/telepathic access to debug this..

Since we're talking telepathy here, I'd guess that find is aliased to
'find -mindepth <something>' (as someone else suggested already).
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