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Old 06-18-2011
md5sum output append

Hi there,

I have 2 fairly simple lines I am running and both work as expected, but I am trying to append the two of them to output a single line.

The first command get the MAC times of each file :-
find /media/Vista/Garmin/PCBSMP2/ -type f -printf "%A+ (a) %p\n%T+ (m) %p\n%C+ (c) %p\n"

And the output is :
2009-10-25+16:01:05.8765787000 (a) /media/Vista/Garmin/PCBSMP2/eula_ENU.txt
2008-03-12+08:36:16.0000000000 (m) /media/Vista/Garmin/PCBSMP2/eula_ENU.txt
2009-10-25+16:01:05.8765787000 (c) /media/Vista/Garmin/PCBSMP2/eula_ENU.txt

The second command is simply calculates the md5sum of each file:-
find /media/Vista/Garmin/ -type f -print0 | xargs -0 md5sum

And the output is :-
12e6bdb52d0036cabd6f898def29dd6a  /media/Vista/Garmin/Training CenterSVE.dll
4b4f81c294b9a07479f4f4f8ff20e58c  /media/Vista/Garmin/gStart.exe
32da0f05975b3426c0ad76296abf3073  /media/Vista/Garmin/gStart_Lang.dll

So what I would like to do is have a single command that when run, not only outputs the MAC times but also appends the files md5sum.. like so
2009-10-25+16:01:05.8765787000 (a) /media/Vista/Garmin/PCBSMP2/eula_ENU.txt 12e6bdb52d0036cabd6f898def29dd6a
2008-03-12+08:36:16.0000000000 (m) /media/Vista/Garmin/PCBSMP2/eula_ENU.txt 12e6bdb52d0036cabd6f898def29dd6a
2009-10-25+16:01:05.8765787000 (c) /media/Vista/Garmin/PCBSMP2/eula_ENU.txt 12e6bdb52d0036cabd6f898def29dd6a

I realise that there will be duplication of the md5 hash 3 times for each file but thats cool.

Any help is appreciated.

Last edited by Franklin52; 06-18-2011 at 02:04 PM.. Reason: Please use code tags, thank you
# 2  
Old 06-18-2011
I am not sure if this would help you but you can try:

command1 > file1.txt

will write the output of command1 to file1.txt

command2 >> file1.txt

will append command2 output to the existing file1.txt
# 3  
Old 06-18-2011
Hi dahlia84,
Unfortunately that method wont work as the second command would append the data to the end of the file, what I really need is one line of output with the outputs of both commands written together on one line... but thanks a million for your reply.
# 4  
Old 06-18-2011
Oh sorry, I am not on a Unix machine now but can you please try this and tell me if it works?

(command1; command2 )> filename.txt

# 5  
Old 06-18-2011
Hi dahlia84,
No that does the same thing again, runs command one first writes to a file, and the runs command 2.
# 6  
Old 06-18-2011
My bad. I shall give this one last try. I do not want to waste you time though.

echo `(command1; command2 )` > filename.txt

Try using echo with -n option as well because that is the option which writes the output in one single line.

If this also does not work then I am sorry! Smilie
# 7  
Old 06-18-2011
not at all its cool.. I tried the last code but alas it dint pretty much the same again...
anyway not to worry, and thanks a million for giving it a shot or 3 Smilie...

all the best.

---------- Post updated at 03:10 PM ---------- Previous update was at 01:49 PM ----------

Hi, I managed to get this to work for me. Please close.

Here is how I got it to work.

find /media/Vista/Garmin/ -type f -printf "%A+ (a),%6s, %p\n%T+ (m),%6s, %p\n%C+ (c),%6s, %p\n" | while read line;   
name="$(echo $line | cut -d, -f2)";   
hash="$(echo $name | md5sum | awk -F" " '{print $1}')";   
echo $line $hash;   

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