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bug #42164: Confusing min and time interpretations

Submitter:  None
Submitted:  Tue 22 Apr 2014 11:51:25 AM UTC
Category:  find Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Mike Nagie Originator Email:  -email is unavailable-
Open/Closed:  Open Release:  None
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Tue 22 Apr 2014 11:51:25 AM UTC, original submission:  

Hi all!

We have found recently a bug in find command.
*min should represents the minutes and *time the days.

For example (on Arch linux) :

touch today ; find . -mtime 0       will find it because 0 means today.

result: ./today

touch today ; find . -mtime -1     should mean the same, just like the result: ./today

touch today ; find . -mtime +1     doesn't find it, because this searches older than 1 day files 

NOW, the problem is with the *min

touch now ; find . -mmin 0     and the result is nothing.
touch now ; find . -mmin 1     found it now.

(however on BSD: touch now ; find . -mmin 0     result: ./now)

So the problem is:
find something that is older than 1 day is find . -*time +0
find something that is older than 1 minute is find . -*min +1



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