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7 fnid: Looking up filenames

fnid queries the list of file names stored in the ID database. It accepts shell wildcard patterns on the command line. If no pattern is supplied, * is implied. fnid prints the file names that match the given patterns.

fnid prints file names, and as such accepts the ‘--separator’ option as described in File listing options.

For example, the command:

     fnid \*.c

lists all the .c files in the database. (The ‘\’ here protects the ‘*’ from being expanded by the shell.)