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Re: [bug #5087] Documentation for find -size does not explain use of +/-

From: Andreas Metzler
Subject: Re: [bug #5087] Documentation for find -size does not explain use of +/-
Date: Mon, 8 Sep 2003 09:34:42 +0200
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On Fri, Sep 05, 2003 at 01:47:18PM -0400, address@hidden wrote:
> =================== BUG #5087: FULL BUG SNAPSHOT ===================
> http://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?func=detailbug&bug_id=5087&group_id=61
> Enviado por: fghellar                 Projeto: findutils                    
> Enviado em: Sex 05-09-2003 em 17:47
> Category:  documentation              Severity:  5 - Major                  
> Bug Group:  None                      Resolution:  None                     
> Assigned to:  None                    Originator Name:                      
> Originator Email:                     Status:  Open                         
> Release:  None                        Fixed Release:  None                  
> Summary:  Documentation for find -size does not explain use of +/-
> Original Submission:  The Size section [1] of the findutils manual
> does not include any reference to the use of the plus and minus
> signs when specifying a file size, although the Overview section [2]
> gives an example using '-size +100k'. The Size section should
> describe the use of those modifiers, since their use completely
> changes the meaning of the size given.

Quote from the info manual:
Numeric arguments can be specified as

     for greater than N,

     for less than N,

     for exactly N.

It would be nice though if the "n" in
 - Test: -size n[bckw]
was a hyperlink to this info.
                cu andreas

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