How to find a file with a specific pattern for current sysdate & upon find email the details?

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Old 10-03-2013
How to find a file with a specific pattern for current sysdate & upon find email the details?

I need assistance with following requirement, I am new to Unix.
I want to do the following task but stuck with file creation date(sysdate)
Following is the requirement

I need to create a script that will read the abc/xyz/klm folder and look for *.err files for that day’s date and then send an email.

Thanks in advance.

Last edited by Scott; 10-03-2013 at 04:28 AM.. Reason: Removed overkill formatting
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Old 10-03-2013
What have you tried so far? When posting your code, enclose it in [code] and [/code] tags please.
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Old 10-03-2013
Intial Code

I use following command to find the file:

find [PATH] -name "[FILENAME]" -print
find <abc/xyz/klm > -name "*.err" -print


Last edited by PreetArul; 10-03-2013 at 06:14 AM.. Reason: code tags
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Old 10-03-2013
Files from today, younger than 24 hours, in the current directory
find . -type f -mtime 0 -name "*.err" -print

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man find

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Old 10-03-2013

Thank you so much
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