Solved

How do I show the full path for directories in Unix?

Posted on 2008-10-06
3
865 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-26
I need to list the full paths to subdirectories within a given directory in Unix.  Here's what I'm using to find the directories:


cd /usr/test
find * -type d

This give me the following:
yrcw
yrcw/includes
yrcw/pdf

How can I modify the 'find' command to also show the full path such as the following:
/usr/testyrcw
/usr/testyrcw/includes
/usr/testyrcw/pdf

Thanks, and look forward to some help!

0
Comment
Question by:aggunia
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
3 Comments
 
LVL 45

Accepted Solution

by:
sunnycoder earned 63 total points
ID: 22651131
Hello aggunia,

find . -type d | while read name
do
   dirname=`echo $name | sed 's/^\.//'`
   echo `pwd`$dirname
done

Regards,

sunnycoder
0
 
LVL 40

Assisted Solution

by:omarfarid
omarfarid earned 62 total points
ID: 22651370
try

dir=/usr/test
cd $dir
find * -type d | while read d
do
   echo $dir/$d
done
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:aggunia
ID: 31503462
Both of these solutions worked, so split up the points.  Thanks a lot!
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: ZipGrep

ZipGrep is a utility that can list and search zip (.war, .ear, .jar, etc) archives for text patterns, without the need to extract the archive's contents.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way to say thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Question regarding Copy/Paste 16 97
Turn a spreadsheet into a vba executable. 2 98
sum67 challenge 35 116
"Black Box" Testing of Control System Software 2 90
Introduction: Displaying information on the statusbar.   Continuing from the third article about sudoku.   Open the project in visual studio. Status bar – let’s display the timestamp there.  We need to get the timestamp from the document s…
Introduction: Hints for the grid button.  Nested classes, templated collections.  Squash that darned bug! Continuing from the sixth article about sudoku.   Open the project in visual studio. First we will finish with the SUD_SETVALUE messa…
This video will show you how to get GIT to work in Eclipse.   It will walk you through how to install the EGit plugin in eclipse and how to checkout an existing repository.

763 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question