svn commit: r197749 - stable/7/usr.bin/find

Jilles Tjoelker jilles at
Sun Oct 4 17:22:52 UTC 2009

Author: jilles
Date: Sun Oct  4 17:22:51 2009
New Revision: 197749

  MFC r197363: Update find(1) man page for -L/-delete interaction.
  It is a bit unfortunate that the example to delete broken symlinks now uses
  rm(1), but allowing this with -delete would require fixing fts(3) to not
  imply FTS_NOCHDIR if FTS_LOGICAL is given (or hacks in the -delete option).
  PR:		bin/90687

  stable/7/usr.bin/find/   (props changed)

Modified: stable/7/usr.bin/find/find.1
--- stable/7/usr.bin/find/find.1	Sun Oct  4 17:16:11 2009	(r197748)
+++ stable/7/usr.bin/find/find.1	Sun Oct  4 17:22:51 2009	(r197749)
@@ -306,6 +306,7 @@ character in its pathname relative to
 .Dq Pa \&.
 for security reasons.
 Depth-first traversal processing is implied by this option.
+Following symlinks is incompatible with this option.
 .It Ic -depth
 Always true;
 same as the
@@ -843,7 +844,7 @@ recent than the current time minus one m
 Use the
 .Xr echo 1
 command to print out a list of all the files.
-.It Li "find -L /usr/ports/packages -type l -delete"
+.It Li "find -L /usr/ports/packages -type l -exec rm -- {} +"
 Delete all broken symbolic links in
 .Pa /usr/ports/packages .
 .It Li "find /usr/src -name CVS -prune -o -depth +6 -print"

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