9 Worked Examples
The tools in the findutils package, and in particular `find', have a
large number of options. This means that quite often, there is more
than one way to do things. Some of the options and facilities only
exist for compatibility with other tools, and findutils provides
improved ways of doing things.
This chapter describes a number of useful tasks that are commonly
performed, and compares the different ways of achieving them.
- Deleting Files
- Copying A Subset of Files
- Updating A Timestamp File
- Finding the Shallowest Instance
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