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Re: How to find by birth time?

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: How to find by birth time?
Date: Mon, 21 Nov 2011 07:11:19 -0700
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On 11/20/2011 10:10 AM, Peng Yu wrote:
> Hi,
> stat can give birth time. Is there an option search by birth time in
> find? (I find -ctime -atime -mtime but not -btime in find.)

It would be spelled -Btime, not -btime.  But be aware that this requires
kernel support - BSD and Cygwin support birthtime as part of stat(), but
Linux does not (so it will NOT work on Linux until the kernel developers
ever give us the xstat() interface).

Eric Blake   address@hidden    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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