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Old 02-08-2015
Searching File in Directory and all Subdirectory and Delete

Hi All,

My directory structure is like
  • Directory1
    • SubDirectory1
    • SubDirectory2
    • SubDirectory3

I have main directories and subdirectories underneath. I want to write a shell script where I will be passing file name as a parameter, Now I want to find all the files in Directory1 and all subdirectories having same file contents as the parametrized file and delete them.

I am new to Shell scripting, please help me in writing this.

Please send me full script, thanks a lot

Last edited by rbatte1; 02-09-2015 at 01:15 PM.. Reason: Added double LIST tags to show indentation as required.
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Old 02-08-2015
Hi what have you tried?
# 3  
Old 02-08-2015
Did not try anything, new to Unix.
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Old 02-08-2015
Where would the file to be compared to reside? And what would you consider "same file contents"?
# 5  
Old 02-08-2015
Thanks for reply.

The file to be compared will reside in different directory structure. I will pass file name along with directory structure as parameter. Yes contents must be same.

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Old 02-08-2015
And what would you consider "same file contents"?
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Old 02-08-2015
Yes please. Same file contents.
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