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find is a command line utility to search for files in a directory hierarchy

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I'm having a lot of trouble getting find to work with regex flags. Im using egrep on its own to find a date pattern in a file, like this: egrep '[0-9]{4}-[0-9]{2}-[0-9]{2}' which will return … dates formatted as CCYY-MM-DD just fine. I'm trying to use this same pattern with find. I have tried: find . -regextype egrep -regex "[0-9]{4}-[0-9]{2}-[0-9]{2}" find . -type f -regex "[0-9]{4}-[0-9]{2 …
asked Nov 5 '13 by BryanK