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Old 06-10-2015
Using prune with find

Hi,

I have two files under two separate directories as in:

Code:
find . -name test.sh

./test.sh
./abc/test.sh

I want my find to only look for the file test.sh that is under the current directory and not one under /abc

How do I use prune to achieve this? I am on AIX
# 2  
Old 06-10-2015
What have you tried so far with the prune flag?


Robin
# 3  
Old 06-10-2015
I think you want to check out -level 0 option
# 4  
Old 06-10-2015
Try:
Code:
find . \( ! -name . -prune \) -name test.sh

but:
Code:
ls test.sh 2>/dev/null
        or
[ -e test.sh ] && echo test.sh

would be easier and the last one would be a LOT faster.

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