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Old 06-12-2007
Find all files created by a specified user in a directory and its subdirectories

Is there a command or shell script which can be used for Finding all files created by a specified userid in a directory and its subdirectories.

Say, I want to find all such files in directory /abc as well as in all the subdirectories such as /abc/xyz or /abc/xyz/pqr aqnd so on which was created by specified user id
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Old 06-12-2007
on top of my head
Code:
find <directory> -type f -user "userid" -print

check your man page
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Old 06-12-2007
This worked for me..But for some files the following error was thrown

find: <filename>: Value too large to be stored in data type

What does it mean?
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Old 06-12-2007
As a guess - you have a filesystem that supports file specifications with more characters allowed in file + path than the value for _POSIX_PATH_MAX (256 bytes) or possibly PATH_MAX (machine dependent).

Can you show us the actual command that shows this error?
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Old 06-12-2007
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Originally Posted by abhilashnair
find: <filename>: Value too large to be stored in data type
Does it show the filename in the error message or just "<filename>" ?
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Old 06-13-2007
The actual command is the one which is given above. I just substituted the directory and user id

Also when the error is thrown....the actual filename is shown....obviously....but I cant mention it here
 
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