find is a handy way to track down files that meet certain criteria.
However, if there are directories full of irrelevant files, you may end up
with a lot of noise. What you want to do is exclude or ignore such
directories. For example, you probably don’t want
find to return results
.git directory of your project.
Specific directories can be excluded by combining the
For instance, to see all files modified within the last 10 days, but not
including anything in the
.git directory, run the following:
find . -type f -not -path './.git/*' -ctime -10