[K12OSN] OT: bash scripting - check for permissions, check for existence of file in directory tree
nils at breun.nl
Tue Sep 23 19:15:24 UTC 2008
Rob Owens wrote:
> I know there are a lot of seasoned bash scripters on this list, so
> 1) I need to check if the user running the script has sufficient
> permissions to write to a certain directory.
if [ -w directory ]
<do some stuff>
> 2) I need to check for the existence of a file somewhere in a
> tree (with lots of subdirectories).
find <directory> -name <filename>
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