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Old 05-31-2011, 07:06 AM   #1
kirukan
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find one day older files


I used following command to sort one day older log files
Quote:
find /opt/TimesTen/tt_transaction_log/ -name "mtsDB.log*" -mtime +1 -print
following are log files which are existing, I have to delete one day older files from this location but when use above mentioned command it won't print one day older files, as i understand "-mtime" modified time, "+1" means one day older. am i correct?
Code:
-rw-rw-rw-   1 ablddb   dba      268435456 May 30 17:11 mtsDB.log126985
-rw-rw-rw-   1 ablddb   dba      268435456 May 30 17:17 mtsDB.log126986
-rw-rw-rw-   1 ablddb   dba      268435456 May 30 17:23 mtsDB.log126987
-rw-rw-rw-   1 ablddb   dba      268435456 May 30 17:29 mtsDB.log126988
...
...
...
-rw-rw-rw-   1 ablddb   dba      268435456 May 31 18:41 mtsDB.log127151
-rw-rw-rw-   1 ablddb   dba      268435456 May 31 18:47 mtsDB.log127152
-rw-rw-rw-   1 ablddb   dba      268435456 May 31 18:53 mtsDB.log127153
-rw-rw-rw-   1 ablddb   dba      152846336 May 31 18:57 mtsDB.log127154
How can i print one day older logfiles?

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Old 05-31-2011, 07:16 AM   #2
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normally it should work!
i can't seem to find a problem here, because i use the same sort of code (for other purposes) and it works fine by me?!
 
Old 05-31-2011, 09:07 AM   #3
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here is a command that I use:
Code:
find /home/petreuss/test/ -iname "*" -mtime -30 -print0 | xargs -0 -I {} cp -v {} /home/petreuss/test2/
The main difference of the find command is that I use
Code:
-iname
you use
Code:
-name
Not sure but could that be the problem?

you can change the xargs options to copy, remove, move or any other command. Mine is set to copy.

Here is how mtime works:

Code:
find . -mtime 0 # find files modified between now and 1 day ago
# (i.e., within the past 24 hours)
find . -mtime -1 # find files modified less than 1 day ago
# (i.e., within the past 24 hours, as before)
find . -mtime 1 # find files modified between 24 and 48 hours ago
find . -mtime +1 # find files modified more than 48 hours ago

find . -mmin +5 -mmin -10 # find files modified between
# 6 and 9 minutes ago
are you getting an error message or is it just not finding the correct files?
 
Old 05-31-2011, 11:37 PM   #4
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#ls -l
Code:
-rw-rw-rw-   1 ablddb   dba      268435456 May 30 17:11 mtsDB.log126985
-rw-rw-rw-   1 ablddb   dba      268435456 May 30 17:17 mtsDB.log126986
-rw-rw-rw-   1 ablddb   dba      268435456 May 30 17:23 mtsDB.log126987
-rw-rw-rw-   1 ablddb   dba      268435456 May 30 17:29 mtsDB.log126988
...
...
-rw-rw-rw-   1 ablddb   dba      268435456 May 31 11:13 mtsDB.log127082
-rw-rw-rw-   1 ablddb   dba      268435456 May 31 11:20 mtsDB.log127083
-rw-rw-rw-   1 ablddb   dba      268435456 May 31 11:27 mtsDB.log127084
....
-rw-rw-rw-   1 ablddb   dba      268435456 Jun  1 11:13 mtsDB.log127233
-rw-rw-rw-   1 ablddb   dba      268435456 Jun  1 11:20 mtsDB.log127234
-rw-rw-rw-   1 ablddb   dba      31539200 Jun  1 11:21 mtsDB.log127235
find /opt/TimesTen/tt_transaction_log/ -name "mtsDB.log*" -mtime +0 -print
Code:
/opt/TimesTen/tt_transaction_log/mtsDB.log126987
/opt/TimesTen/tt_transaction_log/mtsDB.log126988
/opt/TimesTen/tt_transaction_log/mtsDB.log126989
...
....
/opt/TimesTen/tt_transaction_log/mtsDB.log127082
/opt/TimesTen/tt_transaction_log/mtsDB.log127083
command executed time
Code:
Wed Jun  1 11:21:33 SGT 2011
Exactly "-mtime +0" retrieve 24hours older files but it skips following two files
Code:
-rw-rw-rw-   1 ablddb   dba      268435456 May 30 17:11 mtsDB.log126985
-rw-rw-rw-   1 ablddb   dba      268435456 May 30 17:17 mtsDB.log126986
Any guess?
 
  


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