To find ls of similar pattern files in a directory by passing the variable.

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To find ls of similar pattern files in a directory by passing the variable.


I have file in my $datadir as below :-

Expected result :-
should get all the above file in $<Filename>_file.lst

Below is my code :-
for i in SAT BAT DUTT
touch a.lst
cd $datadir
ls -1 $i_* >> $i_file.lst

problem :-
ls -1 $i_* is getting read as ls -1 *

Am i missing anything ..Plz help me out.

Thanks inn advance.


Last edited by vbe; 11-29-2013 at 06:14 AM.. Reason: code tags please...
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Old 11-29-2013

try with
ls -l ${i}_*>> $i_file.lst

Last edited by vbe; 11-29-2013 at 06:15 AM..
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