Two short scripts for Cygwin-Windows interoperation

Rex Godby rwg3@york.ac.uk
Thu Jan 4 17:41:00 GMT 2007


Thanks for your comments.  I'm sure you're right about the -path method 
being faster, but the resources are not significant for typical setups, 
and the grep method is immediately adaptable to more sophisticated 
processing of the list of filenames beyond simple pattern matching.  Rex

On 04/01/2007 17:26, Igor Peshansky wrote:

> Also, it's almost always faster to run 'find ... -path "*$1*"' than it is
> to run 'find ... | grep "$1"'.

> HTH,
> 	Igor

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