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loop through the directory for files and sort by date and process the first file


i have a requirement where i have a direcotry in which i get files in the format


i need to loop through the directory and sort by create date descending order and i need to process the first file.

can any body throw some light on it.

appreciate your help

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try this as a first step


for $f in `ls -lt`


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