find error

Tapas Mishra mightydreams at
Wed Oct 6 09:19:56 UTC 2010

On Wed, Oct 6, 2010 at 1:39 PM, Loïc Grenié <loic.grenie at> wrote:
> 2010/10/6 Tapas Mishra <mightydreams at>:
>> I used find in following fashion to exclude find to search in directory /opt
>> find / -name java -prune  -o -name /opt -print
>    What you seem to mean is:
> find /opt -name java
>    (search /opt for files (and directories) named java).
>         Hope this helps,
No I want to search for java in entire root but excluding /opt

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