On Mon, 23 Jul 2001 01:58:16 GMT, ToZ staggered into the Black Sun and
>When I type at the prompt:
> find /data -mtime -10 -print
>I get an accurate listing of all files that were modified
>in the last 10 days. But when i type something like...
> cp -auv `find /data -mtime -10 -print` /backup
>All of my files get copied over (even those last accessed
> 10 days ago). What am I missing?
find ~/crud -mtime -10 -print
The ~/crud directory shows up because it has been modified within the
last 10 days. You could pipe the output of the find through grep -v
"/data", or you could add "-type f" if you don't have empty directories
to back up, or you could do a couple of other things.
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