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Unix Tip #4391- March 20, 2014
A PROPER USE OF FIND
Most often we find a file
using the 'find' command,
but sometimes we know that
find does not give results
if not used in a proper way.
Here is an example to
Assume that /project/src is a
find /project/src -name ...
symlink will not be followed.
One alternative way is to use
cd /project/src; find . -name ...
but /project/src may not exist
or could be a dangling symlink!
So use the following command to
cd /project/src && find . -name ...
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