Problems with "find" and job control.

Corinna Vinschen corinna.vinschen@cityweb.de
Wed Mar 31 19:45:00 GMT 1999


Suhaib M. Siddiqi wrote:
> >$ find . -name sh.exe -print
> 
> you are typing a wrong thing.  You need to put quotes around sh.exe.
> 
> find . -name "sh.exe" -print
> 
> The command you are typing is going to give you syntex error on a UNIX
> machine too.

This help is incorrect! You only have to quote the name, if it contains
meta characters, e.g. `*.c'.

Corinna

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