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# 1  
Old 08-07-2013
How to remove filenames having the same extension.?

hi,

i have a directory which contains some files and a subdirectory. i am writing only the files names to a file using the below code.
Code:
ls -ltr | grep "^-" | awk '{print $NF}' > /home/file_list$$

Code:
cat /home/file_list$$
s1_abc.txt
s2_def.xls
s3_def.xls

as you can see there is one .txt file and 2 .xls file.
i want to keep any one file for each extension. i.e i want to have unique file for each extension. so the
Quote:
file_list$$
will have only the following contents
Code:
s1_abc.txt
s2_def.xls

how can i do this?
# 2  
Old 08-07-2013
Hello,

Could you please use the following code.


Lets say here is the file with details.

Code:
$ cat remove_duplicate_extension
s1_abc.txt
s2_def.xls
s3_def.xls
s4_def.txs
s5_def.txt
s6.def.excel
s7.def.lxs


Here is the script for same.


Code:
 
$ cat remove_duplicate_extension.ksh
#value_check_b=0
while read line
do
a=`echo $line`
value_check_a=`echo $line | awk -F. '{print$2}'`
#echo $value_check_a
if [[ $value_check_a == $value_check_b ]]
then
echo ""
else
echo $line
fi
value_check_b=`echo $line | awk -F "." '{print$2}'`
done < "remove_duplicate_extension"


Output should be as follows.

Code:
$ ksh remove_duplicate_extension.ksh
s1_abc.txt
s2_def.xls
s4_def.txs
s5_def.txt
s6.def.excel

Please let me know if this helps.



Thanks,
R. Singh
# 3  
Old 08-07-2013
but in your output you are getting two .txt files.
i want a single file with each extension regardless of the file names.
# 4  
Old 08-07-2013
Code:
perl -e 'opendir(DIR , $ARGV[0]); chdir $ARGV[0]; while (readdir DIR ){($f)=$_=~/\.([^\.]+)$/;if ((-f $_ )&& (! defined $seen{$f})){$seen{$f}++; print "$_\n";}}' $DIRECTORY

# 5  
Old 08-07-2013
Code:
sed 's/\(.*\)\./\1%/g' file_list | sort -t'%' -u -k2 | tr '%' '.'

# 6  
Old 08-07-2013
sample below uses the same list as ravinder ... not as elegant as balajesuri's code but should be easy enough to understand ...
Code:
[root@centosgeek ~]# for ext in $(awk -F"[._]" '{print $NF}' testfile2 | sort -u);
> do
>     grep $ext testfile2 | head -1
> done
s6.def.excel
s7.def.lxs
s4_def.txs
s1_abc.txt
s2_def.xls
[root@centosgeek ~]#

# 7  
Old 08-07-2013
Code:
$ cat a.txt
s1_abc.txt
s2_def.xls
s3_def.xls
s4_def.txs
s5_def.txt
s6.def.excel
s7.def.lxs


$ awk -F\. '!a[$NF]++' a.txt
s1_abc.txt
s2_def.xls
s4_def.txs
s6.def.excel
s7.def.lxs

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