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Status Delivered
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on May 31, 2017

Port `find` command

Port the find command from Gnu findutils.

Use Case:

When porting other software (i.e. nvm (n1) for Node.js) there will sometimes be scripting involved that make use of the Linux-style/implementation of commands (instead of AIX). This means I get errors like the following:

find: bad option -path

The `-path` option doesn't exist in the AIX version but does exist in the Gnu findutils version(n2).

n1 -
n2 -

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Apr 4, 2018

    This is delivered as part of the IBM i RPM's Technology Preview. More information can be found at

    More specifically, it can be installed by running "yum install findutils" (once the enabling pieces are installed).