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Old 12-24-2008
script to touch a sequence of files

Hi,

My requirement is i need to touch a sequence of files like
touch a
touch b
touch c

now i need the script in a way that checks if all files are touched or not.
if any file say b is not touched then i should get this notification.


Please suggest as i am new to unix
# 2  
Old 12-24-2008
this might help you to get started:
Code:
for file in a b c
do
  touch $file
  if [ $? -ne 0 ] ; then
    echo failed
    # Send e-mail notification here
  fi
done

# 3  
Old 12-25-2008
MySQL script to touch a sequence of files

Thanks a lot yogesh.

one more thing.
The files i need to touch are having date extension like a.20082512

can i code like

for file in *.20082512
do
a=$file
touch $a
if [ $? -ne 0 ] ;
then
echo failed to touch $a
fi
done

I just wanted to confirm bcoz dont have as sandbox to test it. i need to implement it directly.

please suggest.
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