Find Command Syntax
m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Wed Sep 22 10:34:56 PDT 2004
On Wed, Sep 22, 2004 at 09:04:38AM -0700, Drew Tomlinson wrote:
> On 9/22/2004 8:39 AM Matthew Seaman wrote:
> > find /path/to/Maildir/.Spam/cur -type f -mtime +1 -print
> >Or you might want to use -ctime instead of -mtime -- I think mtime is
> >probably a more reliable measure than ctime.
> Thanks for your reply. This seems to work. However I'm confused.
> Should I use -ctime or -mtime?
Hmmm... well, if you just save the Spam messages into that directory
and don't alter them after that, then mtime and ctime will actually be
the same. Either will do.
Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil. 26 The Paddocks
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