[lug] Puzzle with find
Michael J. Hammel
mjhammel at graphics-muse.org
Thu Jul 7 15:14:22 MDT 2005
On Thu, 2005-07-07 at 16:37 -0400, Gordon Golding wrote:
> I want to find any file whose name contains "install"
> I do: find / -name *install*
locate -r "\/\s*install\s*$"
This only works for files available the last time the locate database
was updated. If you need it to work for current files, just rerun the
database (which I think is just "locate -u" run as root, but I"m not
sure about that).
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