Question about "find"

Robert Praetorius RPraetorius@AspenRes.Com
Mon Jun 23 14:33:00 GMT 1997

> Has anyone had success in getting "find" to work with the -exec option
> under the Windows shell (cmd.exe)?  I've tried about every combination
> that I can think of, but I keep getting:

     Yes (on NT, haven't tried Win95) - I just terminate the -exec with 
; or ";" (instead of the traditional \;) and it works fine.  Using \; 
or omitting any kind of terminating semicolon results in

> find: missing argument to '-exec'

"oncology recapitulates philately" --Mark Maxson    Robert M. Praetorius
"balance, not symmetry" --Mark Stanley    work: RPraetorius@AspenRes.Com
(attribution by Stigler)     fun & recreation: rmp@PopJ1.MA.UltraNet.Com

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