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"find . -printf" without prepended "." path? Getting path to current working directory?

If I enter (simplified):

Code:
find . -printf "%p\n"

then all files in the output are prepended by a "." like

Code:
./local/share/test23.log

How can achieve that
a.) the leading "./" is omitted
and/or
b.) the full path to the current directory is inserted (enclosed by brackets and a blank) like in

Code:
(/usr/home/peter) /local/share/test23.log

Thank you
Peter

Last edited by radoulov; 10-02-2011 at 09:38 AM.. Reason: Code tags.
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The dot (.) is the current directory. That's what you chose to "find" in, and so that is what is displayed.

If you want to find in the current directory, but have the output you desires:

Code:
find . -type f -printf "($PWD) /%P\n"

If you search in any path other than . then this no longer works.

printf is not a standard find option, and so your script loses portability if you use it, if that matters to you.

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