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Find command syntex

Posted on 2000-04-18
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The following works fine:
find /mnt/dos -name *termpaper*.doc

but only if termpaper is lower case.
How can I make this find command case insensitive?
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Question by:davidpm
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by:Vile
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How about
find /mnt/dos -name *[tT][eE][rR][mM][pP][aA][pP][eE][rR]*.doc -print

I know its kludgy but it should work!

   :)
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rbr earned 20 total points
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Much easier use

find /mnt/dos -iname *termpaper*.doc
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by:Vile
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damn.. i knew there was a switch but wasnt on the nix box to run a man... :)
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by:davidpm
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Thanks that's it
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