Re: Using -prune option of find to ignore hidden directories
On Wed, May 03, 2017 at 12:01:21PM -0400, email@example.com wrote:
> Oh, but in case it wasn't very clear, my intension wasn't so much a specific
> recommendation of what might work, but instead, a recommendation on a
> methodology to find the problem one's self.
Unfortunately, "remove random parts of the syntax and see what happens"
tends to be a poor approach, especially with find(1). There may be
some other kinds of problems where that works well, but it wouldn't be
my recommendation in general practice.