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Find files for a specific date

Hi,

I am looking to find files of a specific date.
I am on Sun Solaris so newermt doesnot work..

I thought of using mtime but not getting how to use it.

Please help me with this..


Regards

Abhinav
# 2  
Please give us your requirement clearly.

like,
How many days files, do you want to list.
is there any specific pattenr for files?

Thanks
# 3  
Hi,

I found this in different posts, might be helpful

Code:
ls -l | grep "Dec 12" | awk '{print $NF}' | xargs grep -l "word"

Code:
find . -name "*2012-12-02*" -type f -exec grep -w "word" {} \;


Last edited by Franklin52; 06-19-2013 at 08:06 AM.. Reason: Please use code tags
# 4  
like I want to find files of "15th June 2013"

I will be using this in

Code:
for files in `find ${ERR_DIR} -name "*"`
    do
	while read line
	do
		INPUT_FILE_NAME=`echo $line| cut -d';' -f1`
		ERREUR=`echo $line | cut -d';' -f3`		
		
		echo "`wc -l $files|awk '{print $1}'`;"NS";${ERREUR}"  >> ${TMP_DIR}/${TMP_FILENAME}

	done < $files
    done

So I was trying to stick to find command.

---------- Post updated at 05:13 PM ---------- Previous update was at 02:40 PM ----------

I think i will using it

touch the file with start of that date
touch the file with end of that date

and then using newer option of find..
Code:
touch -t 201301010000.00 START
touch -t 201301012359.59 STOP

find . -type f -name * -newer START ! -newer STOP


Last edited by Franklin52; 06-19-2013 at 10:36 AM.. Reason: Please use code tags for data and code samples
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