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Old 04-30-2012, 02:21 AM   #1
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Assign find command output to a varaible

Hi Im trying to assign a find command output to a varaible but im unable to do so
Can someone please help me solve it


array=(vnbh5-apcpu 05-apcpu)
for item in ${array[*]}
echo $item
fileslist= find /nmis/ -name "$item.xml" -type f
echo the file is at $fileslist

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Old 04-30-2012, 02:35 AM   #2
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Try using this:

fileslist=$(find /nmis/ -name "$item.xml" -type f)
Keep in mind that with each iteration of the for loop the contents of $fileslist are replaced.


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