Re: find utility gives segmentation fault
On Fri, Jun 28, 2002 at 12:22:37AM -0400, Ian D. Stewart wrote:
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> On Friday 28 June 2002 00:06, Larry Smith wrote:
> > I've been having trouble with the find utility in
> > Potato.
> > Often, if I run find as root (so I can have permission
> > to look in all directories), it will run awhile, then
> > die with a segmentation fault.
> > When this happens, I'm unable to do a normal shutdown,
> > the system hangs during shutdown.
> > I use the command:
> > find -name filename
> You need to specify a directory to start the search in.
> find / -name filename
Uh, no. If you don't give a directory, then find defaults to using the
current directory(as per the manpage). I don't think that's the problem
in this case.
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