Elementary Problem with find

Paul Kirkaas pki@cri.dk
Wed Oct 22 04:14:00 GMT 1997

On 22-Oct-97 "John Gibb" wrote:
> I suspect you are using the wrong 'find'.  For example, i found myself
> inadvertently using the NT flavor of find instead of the bash
> flavor...

>>     find is failing to take valid command strings. 
>>     The cygwin32 version gives the following error:
>>        FIND:  Parameter format not correct

Of course, we all know the answer now, but a clue with future confusions
like that, note the case of the FIND command in the error message.  A dead


Paul Kirkaas
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