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bug#27456: 25.2; Not possible to use -prune with find-dired


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: bug#27456: 25.2; Not possible to use -prune with find-dired
Date: Thu, 13 Jul 2017 09:32:50 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.2 (gnu/linux)

On Jun 22 2017, Allen Li <address@hidden> wrote:

> It is not possible to effectively use the -prune action with find-dired.
>
> With plain find, -prune would be used like:
>
>     find . -name "foo*" -prune -o -name "*.el" -ls

You can use the comma operator instead of -o, so that the left operand
is only evaluated for its side effect (of -prune).

Andreas.

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