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Old 06-15-2011
AIX find command using prune option

Hi,
I am trying to find some files in a directory and then remove/list them if they are 30 days old. I also have 2 directories in that directory which I need to skip. Can someone please tell me what is the correct syntax?

Code:

find /developer/. -name "lost+found" "projects" -prune -o -type f -mtime +30 -exec ls -l {} \; 

Code:
find: missing conjunction



Appreciate your inputs.

Thanks
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Old 06-15-2011
prune doesn't take more than one name, you have to do two prunes.

find /developer/ -name 'dirtoskip1' -prune -o -name 'dirtoskip2' -prune -o -type f -mtime +30 -exec ls -l '{}' ';'

Depending on what version of find you have, you may be able to use '+' instead of ';' to have it cram more than one filename into each instance of ls for increased efficiency.
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Old 06-15-2011
That worked ! Thank you very much.
 

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