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Old 12-25-2001, 03:07 AM   #1
systemgsr
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makeing Find command not case sensitive? -ilname isnt working.


ok i read the man pages like 10 times. This dam thing just isnt working. I'm trying to search for *.tgz and have it display all .tgz on the system no matter what their case is. The man page says to use -ilname but i cannot get this to work for the life of me. Here's the comamnds i've tryed

find / -ilname '*.tgz'
find / -ilname *.tgz
find / -ilname "*.tgz"

help!
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Old 12-25-2001, 07:48 AM   #2
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The -ilname option in find is for finding symbolic links. If you want regular files then choose the -iname option.
Code:
find / -iname '*.tgz' 

or

find test -name '*.[Tt][Gg][Zz]'
 
Old 12-25-2001, 12:47 PM   #3
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Wahoo, Works, thanks man.
 
  


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