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# 1  
Old 09-15-2011
KSH - Find paths of multiple files in CC (dir and sub-dir))

Dear Members,

I have a list of xml files like

abc.xml.table
prq.xml.table
...
..
.

in a txt file.

Now I have to search the file(s) in all directories and sub-directories and print the full path of file in a output txt file.

Please help me with the script or command to do so.

Thank you very much!
# 2  
Old 09-15-2011
Code:
 
find . -type f -name "*.xml" | xargs grep -l "pattern"

# 3  
Old 09-15-2011
A few questions itkamaraj

1. The "patterns" in above command line will replace the input file in which I have the list of xml files whose path is to be found. Is that right?

2. The output will be displayed on screen and will not be stored in a file, am I correct?
# 4  
Old 09-15-2011
i misunderstood your problem.

so, you have a text file which has lot of xml files. you need to find out the absolute path of those xml files ?

Code:
 
while read filename
do
         find . -type f -name "$filename" 
done < input.txt

# 5  
Old 09-15-2011
okay, sorry to bother you again, but I am a novice and have a little trouble in getting this script functional.

I created a text file filenames.txt which consists
Code:
connection_words.xml.table
da_sections.xml.table
directory_issue.xml.table
directory_section.xml.table
doc_type.xml.table

And, then I created a script search_full_path.sh like this

Code:
 #!/bin/ksh
 while read filename
do
         find . -type f -name "$filename" 
done < filenames.txt

But when I run this script I get nothing. What am I doing wrong?
# 6  
Old 09-15-2011
replace the . (dot) with the path of the direcotry

Code:
 
find .

. means current directory. it will search the file from the current directory.

so replace . with the directory name which you want to search from.
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# 7  
Old 09-15-2011
Thank you so much.
This works just fine!

I appreciate your patience and prompt response!

---------- Post updated at 03:08 PM ---------- Previous update was at 02:47 PM ----------

If I may, can I ask you one more question?

In all the files that I have searched along with their absolute path, there are multiple occurrences of a tag like <DmidRef RefName="GXPRODKEY"/>.

Now my question is how will I enlist all the words within double quotes (like GXPRODKEY) from among all the files that I have just searched.

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