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Find all folder in /var that contains log in their path and have more than 10 files inside them, print the folder and the count

Terminal - Find all folder in /var that contains log in their path and have more than 10 files inside them, print the folder and the count
for i in `find -L /var/ -wholename \*log\* -type d`; do COUNT=`ls -1U $i | wc -l`; if [ $COUNT -gt 10 ]; then echo $i $COUNT; fi; done
2013-09-24 09:41:13
User: Edoard
Functions: echo wc
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Find all folder in /var that contains log in their path and have more than 10 files inside them, print the folder and the count

-L is for following symbolic links, it can be omitted and then you can find in your whole / dir

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Comment by shoesus53 166 weeks and 4 days ago

This will break on directory names containing newlines, you'd be better off using

find ... | while read i; do ... ; done
Comment by evilsoup 166 weeks and 3 days ago

@evilsoup, thank you for your hint, but:

would not read break in newlines too?

Comment by Edoard 165 weeks and 2 days ago

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