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Old 10-04-2012
Question Listing latest modified or created files recursively

Hi,

I want to display latest files (created or modified) recursively in a path.

I tried in different ways, but didn't get any desired output:

Code:
find $path -type f -exec ls -lt {} \; | sort -n -r
find $path -type f -printf %p";" | xargs -d ";" ls -t

Second one is giving the error:
Code:
xargs: The -d flag is not valid.
Usage: xargs [-p][-t] [-e[EndOfFileString]] [-E EndOfFileString]
[-I ReplacementString] [-i[ReplacementString]] [-L Number]
[-l[Number]] [-n Number [-x]] [-s Size] [Command [Argument ...]]
find: 0652-017 -printf is not a valid option.

Any other way to display the latest files recursively ?

Thanks.

Last edited by Scott; 10-04-2012 at 02:54 PM.. Reason: Added one more code tag
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Old 10-04-2012
i think ls -lt is enough. no need to sort it again..
# 3  
Old 10-04-2012
Quote:
Originally Posted by pamu
i think ls -lt is enough. no need to sort it again..

But we need to find it recursively.
ls -lt will list from purticular directory.
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Old 10-04-2012
latest last:
Code:
ls -ltr

# 5  
Old 10-04-2012
Quote:
Originally Posted by rdrtx1
latest last:
Code:
ls -ltr

Is it giving the output recursively for you ?
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Old 10-04-2012
Code:
 
ls -ltRr

# 7  
Old 10-04-2012
Quote:
Originally Posted by rdrtx1
Code:
 
ls -ltRr


I tried this one too. It gave directory by directory sorted output.

In short, my question is: Finding the latest modified or created file from entire drive which have number of folders and sub folders.

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