find -lname and -ilname implemented

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at
Sat Feb 23 22:53:56 UTC 2008

Mike Meyer <mwm-keyword-freebsdhackers2.e313df at> writes:
> How about a question: why are you turning the FreeBSD find into the
> GNU find? The changes in the first patch looked like they added real
> functionality that wasn't available in other tools. These seem to be
> gratuitous changes to make things compatible with GNU.

No, they're useful additions.  If you don't like them, just don't use

> If I want a GNU-compatible find on FreeBSD, I can install the
> misc/findutils port. If I really wanted the GNU toolset, I could run
> them on a Linux kernel. However, I'm more comfortable with the Unix
> toolset [...]

If you want the Unix toolset, you definitely don't want FreeBSD.  I'm
sure know where to find Solaris.

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at

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