[ale] searching for files....
james.sumners at gmail.com
Wed Jun 4 16:59:59 EDT 2008
Maybe something similar to this bash script (which I think will work):
for f in $files; do
[ -f $f ]
[ -e subdir/$f ] echo "subdir/$f.data exists"
On Wed, Jun 4, 2008 at 3:52 PM, Jim Popovitch <yahoo at jimpop.com> wrote:
> I've a large directory of files which match the pattern [\.a-z]*, in
> the same directory is a related set of files matching [\.a-z]*\.data.
> What I would like to do is locate all [\.a-z]* which don't have a
> corresponding .data file. Ideas?
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