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On Sat, 2010-03-27 at 09:43 -0430, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote: 
> On Fri, 2010-03-26 at 15:58 -0500, Aaron Konstam wrote:
> > On Fri, 2010-03-26 at 11:53 -0430, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote: 
> > > On Fri, 2010-03-26 at 10:30 -0500, Aaron Konstam wrote:
> 
> [...]
> 
> > > > No, find -size 1G
> > > > will do what you want.
> > > 
> > > Have you read the rest of this thread? Your interpretation of what the
> > > OP wants is not what he says he wants, which in turn is not what "-size
> > > -1G" actually does.
> > > 
> > > poc
> > > 
> > 
> > I rfead the whole thread. And I agree that find -size -!G does not do
> > what he wants but find -size 1G
> > does. Try it and you will see.
> 
> I quote the OP's original message:
> 
>         find /etc -size -1G
>         
>         should return all files less than 1Giga byte in /etc, but return
>         a
>         list of empty file (size=0)
>         
> I think it's clear that he wants to find files of under 1Gb. That is not
> what "find -size 1G" does. It gives a list of all files with non-zero
> size, which is not the same thing.
> 
> poc
> 

Ok, lets settle this. Do you know what you say to be true? Have you
tested it on files larger than 1G? I have no files that big  so I can't
test it.
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