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Old 10-28-2010
How to list all files in dir and sub-dir's recursively along with file size?

I am very new to unix as well as shell scripting.
I have to write a script for the following requirement. In have to list all the files in directory and its sub directories along with file path and size of the file
Please help me in this regard and many thanks in advance.
# 2  
Old 10-28-2010
If your find supports the -ls switch, you could do something like this:
Code:
find . -type f -ls| awk '{print $7,$NF}'

If there are blanks in the file names, there could be missing something though.

If the -ls switch is not supported, you could use
Code:
find .... -exec ls {} \; awk ....

or if there is the possibility for your ls to tell it which format it should have, to define that you only need the size and filename.
# 3  
Old 10-28-2010
The du command prints size and filename, so maybe try...
Code:
find . -type f -exec du -b {} \+

# 4  
Old 10-28-2010
Try this ls -lR
 

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