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# 1  
Old 01-16-2008
how to find empty folders without using -empty

hi all:
my solaris FIND does not support
Code:
find myFolder -type d -empty

how can i find the empty folders?
thanks!
# 2  
Old 01-16-2008
du -ks * | sort -n

Result like that:

Size Dir Name
0 DEACT_TOTO

--------------------

Or

ls -ltr | grep "^d" | awk '{print $9}' | xargs -i du -ks {} | sort -n
# 3  
Old 01-16-2008
Code:
mkdir aa1 aa2
du -ks * |sort -n

the result is
1 aa1
1 aa2

and i TOUCH a new file in aa1, run again, the result still:
1 aa1
1 aa2

-size 0 can not work for empty folder
# 4  
Old 01-16-2008
Hi all, does this code do the job?
Code:
#!/bin/ksh
find myfolder -type d|while read name
do
if (( $(ls -al $name|wc -l) == 3 ))
then
echo $name
fi
done

# 5  
Old 01-16-2008
Quote:
Originally Posted by lasse
Hi all, does this code do the job?
Code:
#!/bin/ksh
find myfolder -type d|while read name
do
if (( $(ls -al $name|wc -l) == 3 ))
then
echo $name
fi
done

try it out on the command line.
# 6  
Old 01-16-2008
Code:
# ls -l * | awk '/total 0/{print last}{last=$0}'

# 7  
Old 01-17-2008
Quote:
Originally Posted by ghostdog74
try it out on the command line.
HI,
i wrote it and have tested but want someone to confirm.
thxSmilie
 

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