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Re: Possible enhancement to find(1)

On Fri, Jun 10, 2016 at 02:18:16PM +0800, Paul Goyette wrote:
> I often find myself (no pun intended!) wanting to determine which files were
> accessed before/since a particular timestamp.  There currently exist the
> -{a,c}{newer,min,time} primitives, but none of these allow me to say "since
> today at 5 AM".
> I'd like to suggest adding new primitives
> 	-asince "timestamp"
> 	-csince "timestamp"
> where the timestamp argument would be converted to an actual time using
> parsedate(3).
> Does anyone else think this is a good idea?  Is there anyone who would
> object to adding these primitives?

No, but can you please check some other operating systems/GNU tools if
they have some option like that and match the name, if possible?

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