[PLUG] New desktop: issue with 'find'
dafr+plug at dafr.us
Thu Oct 4 11:37:20 PDT 2018
On 10/04/2018 11:20 AM, Rich Shepard wrote:
> On Thu, 4 Oct 2018, wes wrote:
>> Hopefully someone recognizes this error and can help, it's not one I've
>> seen before. Would you please provide a real-world example, and its
>> complete output? And also the output of find --version?
> On the new desktop:
> [root at baetis ~]# find / -name stripes.png
> find: paths must precede expression: /
> Usage: find [-H] [-L] [-P] [-Olevel] [-D
> help|tree|search|stat|rates|opt|exec] [path...] [expression]
find / -name 'stripes.png'
Not sure it will do anything different, but possibly the shell is
expanding the dot. It may be worth comparing versions of your shell on
the two systems if this works.
`echo $SHELL` --version
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