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Old 06-19-2012, 03:48 AM   #1
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I use find command eg .find / -type f -name "test.log" -exec ls -lt {} \; , the output is the full path eg. /tmp/test.log , can advise if I want to exclude the path , the output is test.log , what can i do ?

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You can use the basename utility:
find / -type f -name 'test.log' -exec basename {} \; 2>/dev/null
If you're not executing the above as root (with su - or sudo), you may want to add the 2>/dev/null so you don't see all the errors that look like these
find: `/proc/31910/task/31910/fd': Permission denied
find: `/proc/31910/task/31910/fdinfo': Permission denied
find: `/proc/31910/task/31912/fd': Permission denied
find: `/proc/31910/task/31912/fdinfo': Permission denied
find: `/proc/31910/task/31914/fd': Permission denied
find: `/proc/31910/task/31914/fdinfo': Permission denied
find: `/proc/31910/fd': Permission denied
find: `/proc/31910/fdinfo': Permission denied
Hope this helps some.


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