Originally Posted by rknichols
No, find just returns names in the order in which it encounters them in the directory. Unless the file names were placed in the directory in their natural collating sequence, or you happen to be using some file system that keeps its directories sorted, the output will not be sorted.
That's the behaviour I remember but the test on my system did list them in sort
's ordering sequence. It was find
version 4.4.2 and a JFS file system.