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Old 10-16-2009
Help with find/whereis C Shell Script

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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data:
Write a C Shell Script called "hunt" that takes a filename as it's single parameter and displays the full pathname of every file name that matches, searching downward from the current directory.

Besides the pathnames, hunt should print the number of directories,
and files searched.

-The argument could be a regular expression
-Commands find and whereis cannot be used
-No recursion. Instead use pushd and popd commands.

2. Relevant commands, code, scripts, algorithms:

To input a reg exp:
set ptn = "$<"

To check a string against a reg exp:
-if($str =~ $ptn)...
case $ptn:


3. The attempts at a solution (include all code and scripts):

Before I attempt the solution, I need someone to clarify what searching downward from the current dir would mean. Basically, I want to have a reg exp inputted and traverse from the curr dir through all sub directories testing all files against the reg exp? If someone could provide some pseudo code maybe using pushd and popd that would help me get started!

4. School (University) and Course Number:

Test Your Knowledge in Computers #381
Difficulty: Medium
Solaris 9 is registered as UNIX 03 compliant on 32-bit and 64-bit x86 (X86-64) and SPARC systems
True or False?

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CPANPLUS::Shell(3pm)					 Perl Programmers Reference Guide				      CPANPLUS::Shell(3pm)

CPANPLUS::Shell - base class for CPANPLUS shells SYNOPSIS
use CPANPLUS::Shell; # load the shell indicated by your # config -- defaults to # CPANPLUS::Shell::Default use CPANPLUS::Shell qw[Classic] # load CPANPLUS::Shell::Classic; my $ui = CPANPLUS::Shell->new(); my $name = $ui->which; # Find out what shell you loaded $ui->shell; # run the ui shell DESCRIPTION
This module is the generic loading (and base class) for all "CPANPLUS" shells. Through this module you can load any installed "CPANPLUS" shell. Just about all the functionality is provided by the shell that you have loaded, and not by this class (which merely functions as a generic loading class), so please consult the documentation of your shell of choice. BUG REPORTS
Please report bugs or other issues to <<gt>. AUTHOR
This module by Jos Boumans <>. COPYRIGHT
The CPAN++ interface (of which this module is a part of) is copyright (c) 2001 - 2007, Jos Boumans <>. All rights reserved. This library is free software; you may redistribute and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself. SEE ALSO
CPANPLUS::Shell::Default, CPANPLUS::Shell::Classic, cpanp perl v5.18.2 2014-01-06 CPANPLUS::Shell(3pm)

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