How to sort find results
jellis at dhnet.us
Mon Nov 7 22:08:09 GMT 2005
Y'know, being a newbie at something is about as stupid as things generally
get. So I'm feeling totally dumb at the moment.
The directory I need to perform the find on, when using find, is just "/".
find -x /
The -x is to limit the find to only the startup volume.
But when I try:
# ./date_sort /
use: bad interpreter: No such file or directory
I am in the proper directory (the one where date_sort is located) and did
Something really obvious right? Like the directory for this script to do the
same thing find is doing needs a different form?
All My Best,
on 11/7/05 12:24 PM, David Fleck at david.fleck at mchsi.com wrote:
> On Mon, 7 Nov 2005, Jeffrey Ellis wrote:
>> Hi, David--
>> Thank you.
>> Wow. That looks great...
>> Um... Can you tell me how to run it?
> Assuming you've saved everything from '#!/usr/bin/perl' to the final '}',
> inclusive, to a file, name the file something, like 'date_sort'. Then
> chmod +x date_sort
> ./date_sort /directory/to/sort
> I use this primarily on directory hierarchies of regular files, so I'm not
> guaranteeing what will happen if you use it on directories that contain
> other sorts of files.
> David Fleck
> david.fleck at mchsi.com
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