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find only current directory (universal)

Terminal - find only current directory (universal)
find . \( ! -name . -prune \) \( -type f -o -type l \)
2009-09-12 15:58:56
User: mobidyc
Functions: find
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find only current directory (universal)

you must be in the directory to analyse

report all files and links in the currect directory, not recursively.

this find command ahs been tested on hp-ux/linux/aix/solaris.

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how does this differ from just using:

find . -maxdepth 1

??

Comment by bwoodacre 239 weeks and 4 days ago

hmm I dont have access to the other Unixes anymore and I'm not sure if they support this, but on Linux you can do this with

find . -maxdepth 1 ! -type d
Comment by sitaram 239 weeks and 3 days ago

the -maxdepth flag works only on Gnu release.

HP-UX, IBM AIX and Sun Solaris have their own 'find' command by default.

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these find parameters works everywhere.

Comment by mobidyc 239 weeks and 2 days ago

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