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Old 10-29-2010, 07:15 AM   #1
birla.sunil
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find command help


hi ,

i am using below command can anyone tell whtz wrong with it
find / -newer -10 mtime +30
to see yersterdays modified files
 
Old 10-29-2010, 07:22 AM   #2
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The -newer predicate accepts a file name as argument: it looks for files modified more recently than the specified file.
 
Old 10-29-2010, 07:26 AM   #3
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The -newer predicate accepts a file name as argument: it looks for files modified more recently than the specified file.
can u know the correction of thi s command
 
Old 10-29-2010, 08:58 AM   #4
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If you want to find the files modified in the last 24 hours, try:
Code:
find / -mtime -1
if you want to find the files modified since yesterday midnight:
Code:
find / -daystart -mtime -2
To use the -newer predicate, just touch a temporary file to the date you want to use as threshold, then you will find every file modified at a later time. Example for 28-Oct-2010 13:00:
Code:
touch -t 201010281300 /tmp/dummy
find / -newer /tmp/dummy
Hope this helps.
 
  


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