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Old 12-31-2006, 07:29 PM   #1
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Bash Expression: Current Directory & All Subdirectories Below


I want to tell the bash (GNU bash 3.1.17) shell to find all .html files in all subdirectories (starting with and including the current directory).

'*.html' finds all in the current directory
'*/*.html' finds all in the first level subdirectories
'*/*/*.html' finds all in the second level, etc

How do I refer to 'all html files in all subdirectories below and including the current directory' in one expression?

Google searching reveals that in the Z shell '**/*.html' would work, but it seems that this does not work in Bash.

Any help would be appreciated.
Old 12-31-2006, 07:49 PM   #2
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find /home/username -iname '*.html'

That would work for me
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Thanks musicman_ace.


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