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Re: Bug in find's -size (+patch)

From: amir
Subject: Re: Bug in find's -size (+patch)
Date: Mon, 14 Feb 2005 03:50:31 -0500 (EST)
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> Comparison against Solaris shows that this change would make GNU
> findutils incompatible with it.  In the absence of a POSIX
> interpretation indicating that either alternative is acceptable, I'm
> going to leave the code as it is (i.e. not apply that patch).
> That means that "-size -2M" will continue not to match 1.5Mb files, as
> before, and that "-size -1" will continue not to match a 1-byte file.
> James.
1) So this means what? That find will remain exactly like it is? Or is
there some option here? Like the different prefix you mentioned?

2) Why does find match only uppercase M and G?

3) Shouldn't the manpage comment about -size's behaviour?



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