[K12OSN] OT: bash scripting - check for permissions, check for existence of file in directory tree

Nils Breunese nils at breun.nl
Wed Sep 24 11:30:34 UTC 2008

Rob Owens wrote:

> Nils Breunese wrote:
>> Rob Owens wrote:
>>> 2) I need to check for the existence of a file somewhere in a  
>>> directory
>>> tree (with lots of subdirectories).
>> ----
>> find <directory> -name <filename>
>> ----
> I thought of that, but suspected there might be a better way.  Guess I
> was wrong.

Better in what way?

Nils Breunese.

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