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[bug #50835] -print0 causes all files to be output

From: Eric Blake
Subject: [bug #50835] -print0 causes all files to be output
Date: Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:19:49 -0400 (EDT)
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Update of bug #50835 (project findutils):

              Item Group:            Wrong result => None                   
                  Status:                    None => Duplicate              
             Open/Closed:                    Open => Closed                 


Follow-up Comment #1:

Your complaint is the same as in bug 50780. Quoting from my response there,
with a tweak of -printf changed to -print0:

When two expressions are written as 'A B', find behaves if you had instead
written 'A -a B'. The -a operator is short-circuiting: if expression A returns
false, expression B is not attempted; but if expression A returns true, then
expression B is used.

When you write -print0 first, it always executes (everything gets printed),
then you filter out the files, but do nothing further with the files you

When you write -print0 second, it only executes on the files that got past the
-type filter. 


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