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Re: Bash globbing files only?


--- "Jacques B." <jjrboucher gmail com> wrote:

> On 1/28/07, Daniel Qarras <dqarras yahoo com> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > with Bash one can list directories (excluding dot dirs) like this:
> >
> > ls [^.]*/
> >
> > How can I list files instead of directories with Bash? I thought
> this
> > would be trivial but I can't find a solution anywhere.
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
> I'm not on my Linux partition so I'm going by memory here, but
> something like:
> ls -lAR / | grep -v "^d"
> That will list Almost all files (exclude . and ..), Recursive, long
> format, then exclude anything that is a directory (as those have the
> d in front of the permissions).

Yep, that would work, but I guess my question was a bit poorly
formulated. I am writing a bash script that has:


and I'd like to have "files=..." without using find or other external
commands if at all possible.


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