On Wed, Apr 25, 2007, Thomas Dickey wrote:
>On Wed, Apr 25, 2007 at 10:31:45PM +0200, Irsla wrote:
>> On 4/25/07, Matthew Seaman <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> >
>> >   find . -type f \( -mtime 6 -o -mtime 29 \) -print0 | xargs -0 vi
>> >
>> what about the -exec option of find ? I always wonder why people don't use 
>> it.
>it's simpler but not necessarily as efficient.

How could it be as efficient as it executes the -exec for every thing that
find finds? Xargs groups the output (except under rare circumstances where
one might specify that it run the command for each argument).

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