bugfindutils - Bugs: bug #60822, Missing "@" in worked...

 
 

bug #60822: Missing "@" in worked example

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Submitted on:  Fri 25 Jun 2021 11:20:07 AM UTC  
 
Category:  documentation Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  None
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Fri 25 Jun 2021 11:20:07 AM UTC, original submission:  

The "Using -printf and sort to compare timestamps" example has this example code:

    newest=$(find subdir -newer timestamp -printf "%A%p\n" |
               sort -n |
               tail -n1 |
               cut -d: -f2- )
    touch -r "${newest:-timestamp}" timestamp

which is missing an "@" character after the "%A".

Definitely missing in version 4.8.0 which I've got installed. Also missing at https://www.gnu.org/software/findutils/manual/html_node/find_html/Updating-A-Timestamp-File.html#Using-_002dprintf-and-sort-to-compare-timestamps, so I assume it's not fixed in the most recent release.

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