find question

Glen Barber glen.j.barber at
Wed Aug 5 01:27:03 UTC 2009

On Tue, Aug 4, 2009 at 9:19 PM, Gary Gatten<Ggatten at> wrote:
> What is "-type" supposed to do? I've never used it before, never needed it.


-type allows different types of files to be located -- 'f' - regular
file, 'd' - directory, 'l' - link, etc.

Have a look at find(1) for more info.


Glen Barber

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