How to sort find results

Eric Schuele e.schuele at
Mon Nov 7 17:26:24 GMT 2005

Jeffrey Ellis wrote:
> Ok. It looks like:
> Find -x / -ls
> basically gives me what I need. But I am seeing two things I still need to
> do to the results. First, I need to sort the ls by modification time. It
> seems none of the options for ls work from within find -- or at least with
> the syntax ls -x. I also looked at doing something like find -x / -ls |
> sort, but when I look at the sort man, it doesn't say how to sort by

Double check that man page...
Look for '-k'.. you can specify your sort key.


> particular criteria.
> The other thing is in the find man it says the -ls option displays the
> modification time of each file, but what I see is actually just the date
> "May 21 2004". No times. Is there a way to display the actual times?
> Thanks again :)
> All My Best,
> Jeffrey
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