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post Oct 12 2005, 04:44 PM
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i need help with making a bin/bash script that can do this, iam very new to linux so could you plz help ty

Write a script named file-info that:

- Accepts a directory as an optional command line parameter

- Clears the screen

- Displays an error message and terminates if more than one parameter is provided.

- Uses the current directory if no parameter is provided.

- Displays an error message and terminates if the provided parameter is not a directory

- For the directory to be processed, displays a single line of information about each regular file within it: file name, file size, file owner (in that order). For any file that is zero bytes in length, the script is to offer to delete the file, accepting only y/n responses and then proceeding accordingly.

- Contains appropriate documentation and error checking.

- (Hint: the following command can be used to set the values of positional parameters: set -- $(ls l filename) This may be useful in this script although the script can be written using other commands already in your repertoire.)

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post Oct 13 2005, 04:46 PM
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Good job on copying down your homework assignment.

How about learning how to do something yourself?


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post Oct 18 2005, 08:01 AM
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This has to be the best documentation of a homework assignment I have ever seen in a forum.

I give you an A+

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post Oct 18 2005, 12:48 PM
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Yeah man, it takes the cake.

I would have loved to help him out.But not for free. biggrin.gif


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