Find C/C++ source files

find . -name '*.[c|h]pp' -o -name '*.[ch]' -type f
Find C/C++ source files and headers in the current directory.
Sample Output

2010-03-11 01:22:06

What Others Think

Hmm, I thought I do better with a regex, but it's not that neat: find . -type f -regex ".*\.[ch]\(\|pp\)"
flatcap · 641 weeks and 1 day ago
I would have used regex but could not get the syntax right so I looked for a simpler way that was easy to remember. Thanks for the comment.
lucasrangit · 641 weeks and 1 day ago
I have a lot of C/C++ files that needs a source file. Nice job!">Spray Foam Of SoCal
SeanCosta · 42 weeks and 4 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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