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Re: finding symlinks with various properties?

From: James Youngman
Subject: Re: finding symlinks with various properties?
Date: Fri, 8 Feb 2013 17:30:11 +0000

On Fri, Feb 8, 2013 at 12:17 AM, Aaron Davies <address@hidden> wrote:
> is it possible to search for symlinks based on properties (name, wholename, 
> etc.) of their targets?
> initially i thought something like
> $ find -L -xtype l -name foo
> would find links pointing to foo, but that doesn't seem to be the case.

I like to make sure the documentation is up-to-date and useful to all
findutils users.   Could you let me know where you looked in the
documentation for this information?   If I add the needed information
at that spot, this will likely make the documentation more useful for

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