Looking for files older than n number of days?
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Mon Jun 6 13:56:12 GMT 2005
On Sun, 5 Jun 2005, Dan Nelson wrote:
>> I ran it on a directory and was surprised to find that both -5 AND +5
>> listed a file from February. :-(
> -5 definitely should not, and doesn't on my system. It should be
> interpreted as "less than 5 days from midnight tonight".
I think I found a bug in find.
If you add the '-ls' parameter before the -mtime it ignores mtime.
find . -ls -mtime -5d
Shows all files in directory.
find . -mtime -5d -ls
Shows correctly files modified less than 5 days old.
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