Gabe, >Date: Wed, 20 Apr 2005 15:58:54 -0400 (EDT) >From: Gabe Langbauer <address@hidden> >Organization: Ohio State University >To: Steve Emmerson <address@hidden> >Subject: Re: 20050420: LDM scour issue and computer lock-up >Keywords: 200504191903.j3JJ3u4n010376 The above message contained the following: > The latest script runs, but still "coudn't discover the meainng of -mtime > argument" Try the following script: dayOffsetName=scour_test touch /tmp/$dayOffsetName sleep 2 cd /tmp if find . \! -name . -prune -mtime 0 -name $dayOffsetName | grep $dayOffsetName >/dev/null; then echo DAY_OFFSET=1 elif find . \! -name . -prune -mtime 1 -name $dayOffsetName | grep $dayOffsetName >/dev/null; then echo DAY_OFFSET=0 else echo "Couldn't discover meaning of '-mtime' argument of find(1)" exit 1 fi I mistakenly omitted the touch(1) and sleep(1) commands in the above. (this doesn't explain the grep(1) error-message you got, however.) Regards, Steve Emmerson
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