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Re: findutils-CVS-2005-02-07 -- problem/bug in find

From: Dmitry V. Levin
Subject: Re: findutils-CVS-2005-02-07 -- problem/bug in find
Date: Mon, 7 Feb 2005 19:34:16 +0300


On Mon, Feb 07, 2005 at 05:26:58PM +0100, Peter Breitenlohner wrote:
> yesterday I have fetched the findutils sources from CVS (as of 06 Feb 2005).
> Meanwhile I found the following problem (bug) in find:
>       find /usr/local/lib -name '*.la'
> yields "find: /usr/local" on stderr, nothing on stdout, and rc=1  whereas 
> the
> version from findutils-4.2.15 (from 30 Jan 2005) yields nothings on
> stderr, lots of files on stdout, and rc=0.
> I should add that (for historical reasons) there are two symlinks involved:
>       /usr/local => /etc/local
>       /etc/local => /mnt/local = disk partition
> Note, however, that the files given on the command line are real files
> (actually directories) and not symbolic links!
> Adding the option -H reproduces the result from findutils-4.2.15, but should
> the -P/-H/-L options really be applied to the directory containig real files
> given on the command lines?
> Any comments?

Looks very like https://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?func=detailitem&item_id=11873


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