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Old 07-03-2012
[Solved] Find and append line to output

Hi All,

I am trying to write a shell script but not getting desired output.
What i am trying to do.
1.I want to use find command command and then use it xargs/exec to append the find output.But i am not getting desired output

here is what i am trying to do

Code:
#find init*.ora -exec `echo "test123"` >> {} \;


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Last edited by zaxxon; 07-03-2012 at 07:29 AM.. Reason: code tags
# 2  
Old 07-03-2012
One way .. (Include the highlighted part once satisfies with displayed output)
Code:
$ find dir_path -name "init*.ora" -type f | awk '{print "echo test123 >> "$0}' | sh

# 3  
Old 07-03-2012
Hi jayan_jay,

Thanks for quick reply .The solution you provided is working perfect.I can understand most of the code you provided but couldnot understand what "sh" is doing.

Regards,
sahil
# 4  
Old 07-03-2012
Directly executing the displayed output (without creating a temporary file and then execute it) ..
# 5  
Old 07-04-2012
Thanks a lot for your help

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