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Old 09-07-2007
how to search files efficiently using patterns

hi friens, Smilie

if i need to find files with extension .c++,.C++,.cpp,.Cpp,.CPp,.cPP,.CpP,.cpP,.c,.C
wat is the pattern for finding them

Smilie
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Old 09-07-2007
If you want to use find, then use

Code:
find /dir/to/search -iname "*.c*"

# 3  
Old 09-07-2007
Bug i tried it

hi vino,
it displays even *.css, class files etc.,,

i also tried using

find /home/ -iname *.c[p+][p+] -o -iname *.c

it gave the result. but needed to be more optimised na Smilie
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