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Old 11-09-2011
Help with Touch Command

Hello,

I am trying to use touch command to create 1200 .txt files. I am using this, but it is not working.
Code:
touch `seq 1 1200`.txt

Regards,
Siddhesh.K

Last edited by Scott; 11-09-2011 at 06:38 AM.. Reason: Code tags
# 2  
Old 11-09-2011
my machine don't have seq command .. Hence an alternate way ..
Code:
$ i=1; while [ $i -le 1200 ]; do touch ${i}.txt ; i=$((i+1)) ; done

# 3  
Old 11-09-2011
Try
Code:
touch `seq -f%g.txt 1 1200`

# 4  
Old 11-09-2011
Java

use while loop
Code:
i=0
while [[ $i -lt 1200 ]]
do
  touch ${i}.txt
  i=`expr $i + 1`
done


Last edited by Scott; 11-09-2011 at 06:51 AM.. Reason: Code tags
# 5  
Old 11-09-2011
It works on RH4 , let me know if it works for you
Code:
$ bash 
$ touch {1..10}.txt
$ ls -lrt *.txt

# 6  
Old 11-09-2011
Quote:
Originally Posted by Siddheshk
Hello,

I am trying to use touch command to create 1200 .txt files. I am using this, but it is not working.
Code:
touch `seq 1 1200`.txt

Regards,
Siddhesh.K
Think about what that would become.

Code:
touch 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 ... .txt

Not what you wanted at all.
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