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Re^3: Find all JPEG files in a directory

by Transient (Hermit)
on Aug 11, 2005 at 20:47 UTC ( #483129=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Find all JPEG files in a directory
in thread Find all JPEG files in a directory

You're right on that one... this is supposed to be supported, but I can't get it to work on AIX:

find . -name "*.jp{,e}g"


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Re^4: Find all JPEG files in a directory
by gellyfish (Monsignor) on Aug 11, 2005 at 21:04 UTC

    I think you might need to use single quotes around the argument to -name lest it get expanded by the shell before it gets passed to find

    /J\

      well, find . -name "*.jpg" will work just fine, so the double-quotes are ok... it's just the curly braces that are being loopy

      I just checked and AIX doesn't support {}, but Linux is supposed to (at least a cursory glance at a website said it did), although, I'm sure that varies based upon build.

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