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Old 09-29-2009
Error find problem

Code:
for index in `find /root -name *.jar | grep "/lib"`; do echo "$index"; done

sometimes its throwing error saying

find: paths must precede expression
Usage: find [-H] [-L] [-P] [path...] [expression]

some1 suggested me that :

Code:
for index in `find /technologies -name '*.jar' | grep "/lib"`
do
echo "$index"
done


my jar name dont have any spaces.
but still it throwing
Usage: find [-H] [-L] [-P] [path...] [expression]


wats difference between '*.jar' and only *.jar wrt find command ?

can some1 exaplin with example ?
# 2  
Old 09-29-2009
Enclose file name between quotes :
Code:
for index in `find /root -name '*.jar' | grep "/lib"`; do echo "$index"; done

Jean-Pierre.
# 3  
Old 09-29-2009
wats difference between them..
explain in detail with example

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