Find today created files

find -maxdepth 1 -type f -newermt "00:00" -printf "%f\n" | sort
Finds files modified today since 00:00, removes ugly dotslash characters in front of every filename, and sorts them. *EDITED* with the advices coming from flatcap (thanks!)

By: TetsuyO
2013-03-23 12:50:01

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Sorry, that's not very good. For two reasons. First, "-newmt" takes a date(1) type string. find -maxdepth 1 -type f -newermt "00:00" | cut -c3- | sort Second, if you're only looking for files in the current directory, then let find do the formatting for you: find . -maxdepth 1 -type f -newermt "00:00" -printf "%f\n"
flatcap · 385 weeks and 1 day ago
flatcap, thank you for your advices! :-)
TetsuyO · 385 weeks and 1 day ago
I've already posted this elsewhere in reference to a post of the same nature (honestly, I really don't get how commands are grouped together, it seems that duplicates abound, but don't show as being 'Alternatives'). The zsh eq (using globbing and a glob modifier) is: print -rl **/*(.m0)
khayyam · 384 weeks and 6 days ago
sorry .. that "**/" is a recursive ... for maxdepth=1 you should use: print *(.m0)
khayyam · 384 weeks and 6 days ago

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