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# 1  
Old 01-10-2002
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Hi all,

How can I find all the files that modified the past day ?

it is a find / .................. (mtime or what >/?)


thanks alot
# 2  
Old 01-10-2002
find / -mtime +1 -exec echo{} \;

I'm pretty sure that's right.
Also, you can read up more on the find command by typing in man find from the command line.
# 3  
Old 01-10-2002
Hi again,

Thanks for that but it did not seem to work. I am using solaris.
Here is what I got:

#
# find / -mtime +1 -exec echo{}\;
find: -exec not terminated with ';'
# find / -mtime +1 -exec echo{}
find: -exec not terminated with ';'
# find / -mtime +1 -exec echo{}\
>
find: -exec not terminated with ';'
# 4  
Old 01-10-2002
Sorry,

Should end with ;\

Smilie
# 5  
Old 01-10-2002
No, it does not work,

it gives me the > prompt.

# find / -mtime +1 -exec echo{};\
>

any other ideas please?

cheers
# 6  
Old 01-10-2002
Try the following ...

find / -name \* -mtime +1 -type f -exec echo {} \;

Just cropped this from an existing script I have Smilie
And the ending of the command is `\;` - sorry for any confusion Smilie
# 7  
Old 01-10-2002
Below can be seen what I have tried and I got back:

# find / -name \* -mtime +1 -type f -exec echo{}\;
find: -exec not terminated with ';'

# find / -name \* -mtime +1 -type f -exec echo{}\
>


So, 1st time with ; and then without. I believe is the -exec makes the difference. Do you understand this line or you just copied from a script? I am using solaris 7
Any other ideas please?


Thanks again for your help.
 

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