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fff and ffl

fff and ffl are tools for searching for files and directories from the Unix shell with more integrated "shell-like" behaviour and simpler syntax than find(1), though find(1) is still used to perform the actual searches. In particular, there is no need to quote wildcards, and searches are case-insensitive. Matching results are shown one per line. fff displays full paths, and ffl relative paths. Detailed find(1) options can be appended to the fff/ffl command line if desired. These utilities are based entirely on shell aliases and functions, so no compliation is required.

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  •  24 Dec 2004 19:30

    Release Notes: New (and hopefully clearer) documentation. rxp() now returns its input data unchanged if it is found to already be in [regex] format. Therefore, this release accepts [regex] search expressions (as it should have from the start.)

    •  18 Dec 2004 05:15

      Release Notes: Multiple search expressions are now accepted. The documentation in the top comment block was improved.

      •  11 Dec 2004 21:30

        No changes have been submitted for this release.


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