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Re: 4.1.7 find directories & exec oddness

From: Andreas Metzler
Subject: Re: 4.1.7 find directories & exec oddness
Date: Sun, 16 Jan 2005 14:33:17 +0100
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On 2005-01-16 Bob Proulx <address@hidden> wrote:
> Andreas Metzler wrote:
> > find . -name Wills -exec ls -l '{}' \;

> Of course it depends upon your shell but the {} is not special in
> general.  And since the topic was quoting I could not resist saying
> that {} does not need to be quoted.

Thanks a lot for that piece of information. I always welcome an
opportunity for saving keystrokes.
           cu andreas
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