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Old 02-06-2012
How to find empty files in a directory and write their file names in a text?

I need to find empty files in a directory and write them into a text file. Directory will contain old files as well, i need to get the empty files for the last one hour only.
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Old 02-06-2012
hi,

try:
Code:
find /path/to/dir -type f -empty -mmin -60 -print  >> /path/to/list.txt

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