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Old 11-02-2005
finding files using prune option

Hi All,

I am trying to find files in a directory and don't want to search in the sub directories and using the command
find . \( ! -name . -prune \) -mtime +1 -name '*.log'
and is working fine.
But when I am trying with absolute path then is not working like
find /home/subodh \( ! -name /home/subodh -prune \) -mtime +1 -name '*.log'

Can anybody help me with this.

Thanks in advance.
# 2  
Old 11-02-2005
When you do it right, it works. When you do it wrong, it fails. You want a feature that does not exist. /home/subodh is a path, not a name. A few versions of find have -path. If yours does not, you are out of luck.

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