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Old 03-13-2008
Proper use of prune...

My goal was to find any directories inside of any directory called "09_Client Original" not modified in the last 30 days.
Code:
$ find /Volumes/Jobs_Volume/ -type d -name "09_Client Original" -exec find {} -mtime +30 -type d -maxdepth 1 \;

The results of this find are passed along in a perl script to this command, which is the Stuffit command line utility for MacOSX:
Code:
/usr/local/bin/stuff -f sit5 -m 2 -o -D /results/from/above

This works fine for me, but I have run into an issue. Sometimes there are huge directories [>50GB] inside of "09_Client Original" that make it impractical to run the stuff command on.

I'd like to rename these directories with a _phsht suffix and prune the results in my find command. I tried this:
Code:
find /Volumes/Jobs_Volume/ -type d -name "09_Client Original" -exec find {} -mtime +30 -type d -maxdepth 1 \( -type d -name "_phsht" -prune \) -o -print \;

The results of this command list files in the results. I'm stuck.

Thanks in advance!
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Old 03-13-2008
After mucking around a bit, I figured it out.

Code:
$ find /Volumes/Jobs_Volume/1 -type d -name "09_Client Original" -exec find {} -name "*_phsht" -prune -o -mtime +30 -type d -maxdepth 1 -mindepth 1 -print \;

 
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