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RE: Skipping the /proc filesystem
- From: Randall R Schulz <rschulz at sonic dot net>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2003 15:03:56 -0700
- Subject: RE: Skipping the /proc filesystem
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At 13:59 2003-07-23, Chris January wrote:
> Randall R Schulz wrote:
> > At 18:15 2003-07-22, David A. Cobb wrote:
> >>I would wish to tell find not to get involved with the /proc filesystem
> >>at all. Can that easily be done?
> > Very easily:
> > % find / -path '/proc' -prune -o -print
> Would it make sense to identify the inodes under /proc/registry as not
> regular files (type f), but, say, devices (or other such special files)?
Just to clarify what may, due to quote trimming, appear to be a
suggestion I made, the idea about using a special inode type for the
/proc entries was not mine, it was David A. Cobb's.
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