findutils: "find /foo -printf '%P\n'" incorrect

Christopher Faylor
Thu Dec 9 16:02:00 GMT 2004

On Thu, Dec 09, 2004 at 10:26:29AM -0500, Tim Moorhouse wrote:
>I'm not sure when this stopped working, but it was in the last couple of
>Suppose I have a /foo/bar/baz file and do a "find /foo -printf '%P\n'".
>I'm now getting "foo/bar/baz" as output instead of "bar/baz" - when
>formatting the %P option of printf, it seems to be assuming that the
>path on the command line is always "/" instead of what was actually

This is a bug in find 4.2.10.  I've submitted a bug report to the upstream


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