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Old 11-08-2005, 06:55 PM   #1
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full path of a file

how can i tell the full path of any given file?

say i'm on directory /a/b/c1 and there's a file called /a/b/c2/bla.txt

how can i get the full path to the file bla.txt from my current directory /a/b/c1?

for example:
$ pwd
$ some_cmd ../c2/bla.txt
is there such a command?
Old 11-08-2005, 07:02 PM   #2
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"how can i get the full path to the file bla.txt from my current directory /a/b/c1?"

Use the find command:
find / -iname "*bla.txt*"

man find

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