bugfindutils - Bugs: bug #20803, find -prune should always be true


bug #20803: find -prune should always be true

Submitted by:  Eric Blake <ericb>
Submitted on:  Fri 17 Aug 2007 05:55:32 PM UTC  
Category:  find Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  Wrong result Status:  Fixed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  James Youngman <jay>
Originator Name:  Eric Blake Open/Closed:  Closed
Release:  4.3.8 Fixed Release:  4.3.11

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Fri 17 Aug 2007 05:55:32 PM UTC, original submission:  

POSIX requires that -prune shall always evaluate as true.  However, GNU find currently evaluates it as false if -depth is in effect.

Contrast this example between Solaris and GNU:

$ mkdir tmp
$ cd tmp
$ mkdir a
$ touch a/f
$ find . -depth -name a -prune -o -print
$ /usr/xpg4/bin/find . -depth -name a -prune -o -print

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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2007-12-02 jay Open/ClosedOpen => Closed
        Fixed ReleaseNone => 4.3.11
    2007-11-27 jay StatusIn Progress => Fixed
    2007-11-25 jay StatusConfirmed => In Progress
        Assigned toNone => jay

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