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Old 08-01-2008, 10:03 PM   #1
Snouser
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find -name command finds the wrong files


Hi

When I'm running this command.

find -name '*.zip'
I want to found zip files in the current directory, but for some reasons 'find' searches in subdirectory.

How do I make it to search in just the current directory?
 
Old 08-01-2008, 10:20 PM   #2
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Use the -maxdepth option.
Code:
find -maxdepth 1 -name '*.zip'
 
Old 08-01-2008, 10:45 PM   #3
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For the current directory why not just use

ls -d *.zip

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