For the longest time, whenever I'd need to perform an operation in all sub-directories under a directory tree, I'd write a shell script for each operation to recurse into the tree. After a few years, I wised up and thought, "Why can't I write an universal recurse script?"
That's exactly what this script does. It recursively ascend down all sub-directories in the current path, blindly executing the command you specify.
You can do things like . . .
Recurse.sh "cat *.txt"
You can pretty much dream of anything and try it with this script. Sky is the limit. Just because you don't delete everything under your home or rood directory. :-) Let us know what you are using this script for.
Recurse.sh is distributed as executable source code under the GNU General Public License. Please see the license agreement elsewhere on this site.
I found a minor bug in Recurse.sh today, where it wouldn't display the directory names in some cases. I've updated the script to fix that problem. the new version is attached below.
Did your message disappear? Read the Forums FAQ.
Spam Control | * indicates required field
TrackBack only accepted from WebSite-X Suite web sites. Do not submit TrackBacks from other sites.
No TrackBacks yet. TrackBack can be used to link this thread to your weblog, or link your weblog to this thread. In addition, TrackBack can be used as a form of remote commenting. Rather than posting the comment directly on this thread, you can posts it on your own weblog. Then have your weblog sends a TrackBack ping to the TrackBack URL, so that your post would show up here.
Messages, files, and images copyright by respective owners.
11 Users Online
Copyright © 1996 - 2018. All Rights Reserved.