Using Multiple -prune directives in a find command

Martin McCormick martin at
Tue Feb 8 13:40:00 UTC 2011

Mike Clarke writes:
> find . -type d -name dir1 -prune -o -name dir2 -prune -o -name \*
> ... should list all files except those in dir1 or dir2

It certainly does. Thank you. I was off on enough wrong syntax
tracks that it probably would have taken a very long time to
figure it out. I found tons of find examples but very little use
of -prune in those examples.

Martin McCormick

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