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Old 07-06-2016, 12:45 PM   #1
techie_san778
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Exclamation can't understand this behavior of find command


Hello friends,

I want to list all the .c files except those under the
C_Progs directory. I used this command :

[san@desktop ~]$ find . -name *.c -o -name C_Progs -prune

and the output is :
./ORACLE-10G/rlwrap/rlwrap-0.41/src/readline.c
./ORACLE-10G/rlwrap/rlwrap-0.41/src/malloc_debug.c
./ORACLE-10G/rlwrap/rlwrap-0.41/src/signals.c
./C_Progs

Now i create a ABC.c file under current directory &
re-run the command, and this is what i get :
./C_Progs
./ABC.c

My question is why did find not lookup the .c files
under other directories this time ? Please help me understand this behavior.
 
Old 07-06-2016, 12:51 PM   #2
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friends, i found out my answer.. Mods, please delete this thread.
 
  


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