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# 1  
Old 07-26-2011
Find a folder from a directory

Hi,

I have a folder name XX and a directory N:.
Now I want to find the folder on that directory and print the path.

I tried with grep "XX" N:
but also search for files named as XX, but I want to find onlt folder and print.

please help me..

Thanks in advance
# 2  
Old 07-26-2011
Code:
find XX -name N -type d

# 3  
Old 07-26-2011
FIND: Parameter format not correct

I have tried .. but it shows the error

FIND: Parameter format not correct

can you help me on that
# 4  
Old 07-26-2011
Hi,
Please try the below one

Code:
find /N/  -type d -name "XX"

# 5  
Old 07-26-2011
What system do you use?
Code:
% find /usr -name include -type d | wc -l
253

# 6  
Old 07-26-2011
I have a folder name XX and a directory N

you mean, XX has the directory N ?

Code:
 
xx
|
|->N
      |
      |->somefolder

so, you wan the path of somefolder ? (xx/N/somefolder) ?
# 7  
Old 07-26-2011
This makes no sense in a unix or Linux context.
Are you looking at a Microsoft partition of some sort using unix or Linux?

Please post the exact output from these commands (some or all of which will error). The solidii and backslashes are important.

Quote:
cd /
pwd
ls -lad /N
ls -lad /N:
ls -ald /N\:
ls -ald /N/XX
ls -ald /N:/XX
ls -lad /N\:/XX
Please post the Operating System and version you are running and your preferred Shell.


Ps. The command you need is more likely to be "find" than "grep". Please post exactly what you typed and what happened.
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