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# 8  
Old 10-02-2009
Quote:
Originally Posted by scottn
Just "fiddle" until a Cygwin guru turns up...
No guru at all but force to used Cygwin to get problems solved "the Unix way" on some XP machinery ... however:

1. Notepad bad, Notepad++ good Smilie
2. I'd set the default file type to DOS
# 9  
Old 10-02-2009
I went ahead and re-installed Cygwin to have default file type to DOS, and now Im not receiving the error and it is working as intended by the commands!

I thank both of you for helping me out with this issue!
# 10  
Old 10-08-2009
So now that all of that is figured out, now I need to add something else.

I am running these commands individually in about 200+ directories by manually typing each directory.

Is there a way to apply these commands to some or all of the directories by running specific commands that can be placed in the bash script I created?
# 11  
Old 10-08-2009
You could, for example, compile a list of all directories in question ...

Code:
/some/where
/some/where/else
/any/where
/any/where/else

... then let your script iterate through this list on a one by one basis:

Code:
cat folders.list | \
while read ENTRY 
do
  process $ENTRY
done

# 12  
Old 10-09-2009
When you say:
Code:
cat folders.list | \

Is the folders I list saved in a file called "folders.list"?

And when you say:
Code:
process $ENTRY

Is that where I put in my commands that are listed on page one of this thread?
# 13  
Old 10-09-2009
You got the idea (- mine, that is, as others will tell you that they know better Smilie).
# 14  
Old 10-09-2009
Every time I run the command I get:
Code:
mkdir: cannot create directory `./out': File exists
mkdir: cannot create directory `./out': File exists
mkdir: cannot create directory `./out': File exists

I'm assuming this means that somethings going on to where its staying put in the folder where all the directories are, and not going through all of the different directories inside the main one.

Here is what I have:
Code:
cat folders.list | \
while read ENTRY
do
mkdir ./out && for x in *.cfm; do awk '{FS="<!-- InstanceBeginEditable name=\"title\" -->"; RS="<!-- InstanceEndEditable -->"; print "<!-- InstanceBeginEditable name=\"title\" -->" $2  "<!-- InstanceEndEditable -->"}' $x > ./out/$x; done
for x in *.cfm; do awk '{FS="<!-- InstanceBeginEditable name=\"content\" -->" ; RS="<!-- InstanceEndEditable -->"; print "<!-- InstanceBeginEditable name=\"content\" -->" $2 "<!-- InstanceEndEditable -->"}' $x >> ./out/$x; done
for x in *.cfm; do awk '{FS="<!-- InstanceBeginEditable name=\"contact\" -->" ; RS="<!-- InstanceEndEditable -->"; print "<!-- InstanceBeginEditable name=\"contact\" -->" $2 "<!-- InstanceEndEditable -->"}' $x >> ./out/$x; done
for x in *.cfm; do sed -i -e 's/<!-- InstanceBeginEditable name="title" -->html<!-- InstanceEndEditable -->//' -e 's/<!-- InstanceBeginEditable name="title" -->HTML<!-- InstanceEndEditable -->//' -e 's/<!-- InstanceBeginEditable name="title"  --><!-- InstanceEndEditable -->//' -e 's/<!-- InstanceBeginEditable name="content" --><!-- InstanceEndEditable -->//' -e 's/<!-- InstanceBeginEditable name="content" -->html<!-- InstanceEndEditable -->//' -e 's/<!-- InstanceBeginEditable name="content" -->HTML<!-- InstanceEndEditable -->//' -e 's/<!-- InstanceBeginEditable name="contact" --><!-- InstanceEndEditable -->//' -e 's/<!-- InstanceBeginEditable name="contact" -->html<!-- InstanceEndEditable -->//' -e 's/<!-- InstanceBeginEditable name="contact" -->HTML<!-- InstanceEndEditable -->//' ./out/$x; done
done

And here is what I have in my "folders.list" file:
Code:
/ag/ag1
/ag/
/file/
/account/
/yadda/


Last edited by dratech09; 10-09-2009 at 03:12 PM..
 

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