Ronan Waide <waider at waider.ie> writes:
> On March 8, brendan.halpin at ul.ie said:
> > find / -name important.txt --since --date "2002/02/28 12:00:00"
> > Brendan
>> You could create a file using touch to set the mtime to the date you
> want, and then do find -newer refering to the timestamp file.
>> Waider. Ugly, but workable, as is this hack.
--newer itself is not that bad a kludge, since the use would often
be backup related, e.g. find all files newer than the last backup
archive. Not bullet proof backing up, clearly, but good enough for
saving "today's work" to a zip disc (which is one of the
applications I had in mind).
Brendan Halpin, Dept of Government and Society, Limerick University, Ireland
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