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Great error messages

I just ran into this error message:
$ find . -name “*/version*/*”
find: warning: UNIX filenames usually don’t contain slashes (though pathnames do). That means that ‘-name */version*/*’ will probably evaluate to false all the time on this system. You might find the ‘-wholename’ test more useful, or perhaps ‘-samefile’. Alternatively, if you are using GNU grep, […]

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