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Re: what's wrong with 'find . -name *.ebuild'?

From: James Youngman
Subject: Re: what's wrong with 'find . -name *.ebuild'?
Date: Sat, 19 May 2007 23:16:56 +0100

On 5/19/07, Elias Pipping <address@hidden> wrote:

using findutils from gentoo-alt (find --version see below),
I encountered this strange behavior:

I was looking for files that had the extension '.ebuild'. So I tried:

   $ find . -name *.ebuild

Stop right there.   You have probably misunderstood how the Unix shell
works.  Read the manual page for find (section "NON BUGS").  Or read
the Texinfo manual for find.

Hope this helps,

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