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Re: bug-findutils Digest, Vol 173, Issue 2

From: Andreas Metzler
Subject: Re: bug-findutils Digest, Vol 173, Issue 2
Date: Sat, 12 Aug 2017 09:19:32 +0200
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On 2017-08-12 Aman ulla <address@hidden> wrote:
> but,still its showing below error..  Kindly help us to resolve..

> $find /user/home/ -mindepth 1 -type f -not -name '.*' -delete && find
> /user/home/ -type d -not \ (-name '.*' -or -name 'Desktop' -or -name
> 'thinclient_drives' \) -delete
> find: paths must precede expression: (-name


please consult https://www.netmeister.org/news/learn2quote.html on
quoting properly.

Kamil suggested "You likely want to spell \(\-name as \( -name"
Compare this to your command:                         \ (-name

cu Andreas

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