find behaviour differs depending on directory
jhuntwork at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Aug 27 10:14:29 PDT 2004
On Fri, 2004-08-27 at 10:09 -0700, Kevin P. Fleming wrote:
> This happens because you didn't "protect" the asterisk character by
> quoting it, so the shell is processing it, not the find command.
> To do what you want, you should use:
> find -name \*.ko
Or, another option:
find --help describes this syntax, find [path...] [expression]
so, if you used this syntax, it will also work regardless of your
current working dir.
find /full/path -name "*.ko"
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