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Re: [opensuse] cli find cmd syntax

sri for coming back a few days later but Happy New Year to ALL.

On 30/12/14 18:33, Carlos E. R. wrote:
On 2014-12-30 17:24, Hylton Conacher (ZR1HPC) wrote:
On 30/12/14 10:33, Andrei Borzenkov wrote:

OK so the command is:

:~> find $HOME/Maildir -type d | egrep -v "/new"\|"/cur"\|"/tmp"\|"/courie* |sort
> /home/hylton/maillistdir

All this gives me is a > prompt not my usual :~> and and no file to
view. Inly Ctrl-C reverts to te standard prompt.

Count the quotes. There is one missing.

THANKYOU. A * is certainly not a "

I have most definitely learnt something constructing this cli cmd, and to top it all it was rather fun :)

Thanks again to ALL

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