Find Command Syntax

Kliment Andreev klimenta at
Wed Sep 22 08:33:58 PDT 2004

Drew Tomlinson wrote:
> I've also tried a combination of adding ()'s around the expression but 
> that hasn't worked either.  What am I missing?  Is this an appropriate 
> choice for what I want to do?  Is there another command better suited 
> for this task?

Use quotes ""

# find . -name "aaa" -print  differs from
# find . -name aaa - print

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