How to use a Shell Script for specific commands

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# 15  
Old 10-09-2009
Of course, you'd have to adapt your code to the fact that now you're about to "automatically" process a list of paths instead of merely a single one.

To do so, one way could be to change into the directory in question, then execute the code "from therein" and finally return to the starting point (- the latter more a matter of style than actual necessity).

cat paths.list | \
while read PATH 
  cd $PATH
  # add your code here
  cd - >/dev/null 2>&1

Alternatively, you may want to rewrite your code to use absolute instead of realtive paths, i.e. by prepending the path in question to the relevant commands, e.g.:

mkdir $PATH/out # instead of ./out

Last edited by; 10-09-2009 at 03:30 PM.. Reason: typo
# 16  
Old 10-09-2009
Ok, now I am getting command not found errors. If my directory that had all of the sub-directories was this:


Then where would I put this in the code you gave me?
# 17  
Old 10-13-2009
Unix under Windows

try MobaXvt
MobaXterm - The free multitab Unix browser for Windows
its a pre compiled cygwin binary which works well on XP and ok under Vista. I have found its great from simple scripting and has vi awk and sed are built-in,
as is ssh and scp.
# 18  
Old 10-14-2009
Originally Posted by dratech09
Then where would I put this in the code you gave me?
CygWin Manual - Chapter 3: Usage
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