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Old 11-05-2009
File extensions in a dir

Hi All,

Is there a way to list all file extensions in a directory and its recursive dirs?

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Old 11-05-2009
I was going to say "find ./ -name *.doc -print" but on second reading, do you want a list of all the unique extensions?

Last edited by jgt; 11-05-2009 at 07:00 PM..
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Old 11-05-2009
it's not only *.doc.. dir might contain any file exntensions.. I just thought to list just the file extensions..

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for ex:


So what i am looking is actually to tell me the file extns in directory1
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Old 11-05-2009
find /path/to/ -type f | awk -F\. '$NF !~ /^\//{a[$NF]++}END{for(i in a)print i}'

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Old 11-05-2009
find ./ -type f|sed -n 's/.*\///;s/.*\.//p'|sort -u

Last edited by Scrutinizer; 11-05-2009 at 11:12 PM..
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Old 11-06-2009
thanks danmero and scrutinizer,, ur soln works great..
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