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Old 03-11-2005, 05:32 AM   #1
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LS and shellscript - I'm stuck

Ok, I'm in the middle of writing some shellscript... and I've become a bit stuck.

I need to get a directory listing into a file, but here's the catch... I need the path preceding it. Now in DOS (booo) I found that if I do "dir /S /b", i get a nice directory listing with each file having the path preceding it, but I can't figure out how to do this in Linux.

Heres a sample of what I need:


instead of


Now, I've read and re-read the manual for "ls" many times, get I can't find a way to do the same thing under linux... The closest I've come is "ls -AR1"

Would a bit of shellscript be able to achieve this?
Old 03-11-2005, 05:38 AM   #2
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try using find on the directory of your choice with no other criterion or actions.
finds output is in the form you desire.
Old 03-11-2005, 05:44 AM   #3
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Ooo... the find command. I've never used that one before.

I've had a quick play with it, and it works a treat. Thanks.


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