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Old 09-04-2007
search for files excluding binary files

Hi All,

I need a solution on my following find command

find ./.. -name '*.file' -print

BTW This gives me the output as belows

My problem I dont want to search that file scsim.db.file which is a binary file but the other files except that scsim.db.file are text file.

Is there any way to search for files excluding binary files .

or pls help me to search the file with having extension .file but it should not include any other files like scsim.db.file
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Old 09-04-2007
Something like this
$ find . -name "*.file" -type f -print | xargs file | grep ASCII | cut -d: -f1

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Old 09-05-2007
Originally Posted by zazzybob
Something like this
$ find . -name "*.file" -type f -print | xargs file | grep ASCII | cut -d: -f1

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