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Hello,
Can someone give me a C shell script example to do following:
It can append all the files under given directory(this directory name is given as an augument) and sub-directories to a newly generated file recursively.

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This should work.  It uses the find command to recurse through the directory and find
all "regular" files.  They are then concatenated using the cat command.  If the output
already exists, this script just keeps adding to the end, keep that in mind when you
run it.  

It requires two arguments, the first one is the path to the files to be read, the second is the path to the output file.  Don't write the output file into the same directory that you are reading input from.  

Hope this helps.  

#!/bin/csh

#  The first argument is the path to the files to be read
#  The second argument is the path to output file to be written

#  Since the find is recursive, the output should not go into the same
#  directory tree as the input

foreach X ( `find $1 -type f -print` )
  echo "Processing $X"
  cat $X >> $2
end

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