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Old 06-29-2006
NEWBIE: If and Find in shell script

Basically I have a shell script and i want to search the computer for a folder and if that folder exists i want to take some action. Not sure exactly how to do this most efficiently.

Not very experienced....any help would be appreciated.
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Old 06-30-2006
Code:
found=$(find / -type d -name "folder.name" 2> /dev/null)
if [ ! -z $found ] ; then
  # your action
fi ;


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