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[bug #26281] find -depth sometimes visits nodes in the wrong order

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: [bug #26281] find -depth sometimes visits nodes in the wrong order
Date: Mon, 27 Apr 2009 13:33:15 +0000
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Follow-up Comment #3, bug #26281 (project findutils):

Hi James,

It looks to me like find/fts are doing just what is required.
I.e,. processing all entries in a directory before processing the directory

It's easier to see with an example like this, where directories are actually

find . -depth ( -name Makefile.am -or -type d ) -print

With that, you can see that no Makefile.am file name is printed before the
name of its containing directory.  That's all that matters.  There is no other


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