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[bug #45585] man page for find -newerXY is not clear

From: anonymous
Subject: [bug #45585] man page for find -newerXY is not clear
Date: Mon, 20 Jul 2015 12:26:34 +0000
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                 Summary: man page for find -newerXY is not clear
                 Project: findutils
            Submitted by: None
            Submitted on: Mon 20 Jul 2015 12:26:33 PM UTC
                Category: documentation
                Severity: 3 - Normal
              Item Group: None
                  Status: None
                 Privacy: Public
             Assigned to: None
         Originator Name: Ian Collier
        Originator Email: address@hidden
             Open/Closed: Open
         Discussion Lock: Any
                 Release: 4.5.14
           Fixed Release: None



>From the manual page for find(1): "X and Y are placeholders for other letters,
and these letters select which time belonging to how reference is used for the

Is it just me or does that sentence not make sense in English?
Also, it does not explain the difference between X and Y.

Fortunately the Info page is much more clear on this subject.


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