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# 8  
Old 02-23-2013
Quote:
Originally Posted by Chubler_XL
This comes close, only issue is unix sorts alphabetically so order is
dir1
dir11
dir12
dir2
Actually, find doesn't even guarantee that. No assumptions can be made.


For some reason, this little problem interested me (not the sorting, but generating the indices). Borrowing your find, here's my attempt at a recursive AWK solution:
Code:
find ./files \( -type d -o -name "*.abc" -o -name "*.txt" \) | awk -F'/+[^/]' '
function ppath(n,b,i,s) {
    do {
        s = b "." ++i
        print s " " $0
        if (getline != 1) exit
        if (n < NF) ppath(NF, s)
    } while (n == NF)
}
NR == 1 { print 1 " " $0 }
NR == 2 { ppath(NF, 1) }'

My once a year perl diversion:
Code:
perl -lpaF/+ -e '$b=$#F if $.==1; $n=$#F-$b; $a[$n]=0 if $n>$o; $a[$o=$n]++; printf "%s ", join(".", @a[0..$n])'

Regards,
Alister

Last edited by alister; 02-23-2013 at 12:21 AM..
# 9  
Old 02-23-2013
Thanks for the response, I will try to run your script and update you soon.

thanks very appreciated here
# 10  
Old 02-24-2013
how about excluding directory, is there any work around?

thanks
# 11  
Old 02-24-2013
Try this:

Code:
find ./files ! -path "*/warcraft*" \( -type d -o -name "*.abc" -o -name "*.txt" \) -print

# 12  
Old 02-26-2013
thanks so much sir is working

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