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# 1  
Old 05-21-2010
Problems with Blank Spaces

Hi to all.

How can I pass to the stat command a file path with blank spaces? And another question, if I use stat command like this:

stat / -name "*.sh" -user $user_name -exec stat -c %n%x {} \;

How can I get the result with a ":" into the name of the file and the time of the last modification?

Thanks for reading.
# 2  
Old 05-21-2010
probably you have find instead of first stat

BTW, this is working for me for these files.

$ ls -1  
space file
$ find . -type f -exec stat -c %n%x {} \;
./space file2010-05-21 13:19:40.000000000 +0200
./aaa:vv2010-05-21 13:19:27.000000000 +0200

# 3  
Old 05-21-2010
Thanks anchal_khare, your code works.

I found the problem.

#If I do this, it doesn't works.
for i in `find / -name "*.sh" -user $user_name 2> /dev/null | tr " " "_"`
            script_path=`echo "$i" | tr "_" " "`
            stat $script_path

#I must use "" with the $script_path. Like this, it works.
for i in `find / -name "*.sh" -user $user_name 2> /dev/null | tr " " "_"`
            script_path=`echo "$i" | tr "_" " "`
            stat "$script_path"

Two hours lost. I really hate this errors.

OK, and about the second question? Using the first post code, how can I get the result with a ":" between the name of the file and the time of the last modification?
# 4  
Old 05-21-2010
just put a colon after the %n

find . -type f -exec stat -c %n:%x {} \;

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# 5  
Old 05-21-2010
Originally Posted by anchal_khare
just put a colon after the %n

find . -type f -exec stat -c %n:%x {} \;

Thanks, it's works great.

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