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Old 07-07-2010, 01:34 AM   #1
sumedh_bhogle
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Help with find command


Hi ther,

I wanted formated output of all the files under a particular directory. I am trying to use find.

Something like
find -P ./ -type f -name '*.cpp' -printf "%p "

I want all the files with specific extension like .c .cpp .h to be printed out separated by space. One more thing i want is absolute path names instead of relative.

Hoping for some help...
Thanks,
 
Old 07-07-2010, 02:03 AM   #2
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Getting absolute file names will depend on the folder you want "find" to search. If you put "./" as in your example, output will be with relative paths. Try using the full path of the current directory (or ${PWD} for simplicity).

Code:
find ${PWD} -type f -name '*.cpp' -printf "%p "
To add also .c and .h files (and maybe .hpp?), try combining multiple -name options using the "-o" or "-or" operator.

Hint: to make code appear more clearly, put it inbetween CODE tags.

Last edited by timmeke; 07-07-2010 at 02:05 AM.
 
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Old 07-07-2010, 02:03 AM   #3
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Specify the absolute path in your find command and It will be printed.

Code:
find -P /path/to/root -type f -name '*.cpp' -printf "%p "
Did not get if you wanted something more, it seams to do what you want.

Hope this helps.
 
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Old 07-07-2010, 06:04 AM   #4
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Thanks timmeke, rical

works well..

@timmeke -or thing is not working..
 
Old 07-07-2010, 06:40 AM   #5
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How about:
Code:
find ${PWD} -type f -regex '.*\.[ch]\(pp\)?'
 
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Old 07-08-2010, 12:07 AM   #6
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@grail Cool regex zakas!!(regex rocks)
are u really creating a distro... i would like to be part of it...
 
  


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