docs/40196: man find does not describe -follow
des at des.no
Mon Feb 23 09:06:08 UTC 2004
"Peter C. Lai" <sirmoo at cowbert.2y.net> writes:
> find(1) has the -follow option historically on SysV and Solaris.
> Whereas I'm not sure whether or not FreeBSD's find(1) supports the
> infinite loop detection feature, the Solaris description appears to
> be the most accurate.
Have you even read the man page? Our find(1) uses fts(3) and supports
the usual -H, -L and -P options. The -follow option (and one reason
why we don't support it) is even mentioned in the STANDARDS section,
though -H is misspelled as -h in that paragraph.
Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at des.no
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