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Re: How to print the full Windows path inside the sed command?
On 2009-12-10, Chip Panarchy wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 10:47 AM, Gary Johnson <email@example.com> wrote:
> > On 2009-12-09, Jeremy Bopp wrote:
> >> Chip Panarchy wrote:
> >> > Then I ran the following command from command-prompt;
> >> >
> >> > find2 . -follow -type f | sed -e "s|^\.|PATH|" -e "s|^|File:\t|"
> >> >
> >> > Is there a command (from Cygwin/Linux: PATH) which I can use to print
> >> > the full directory path?
> >> >
> >> > Please tell me how I can make this command work.
> >> The default behavior of the find program is to print out paths including
> >> the path to the directory you are searching. ?In your case, you're using
> >> the current working directory (.), but you could give find the full path
> >> instead. ?You can run something like the following:
> >> find path/to/my/directory -follow -type f | sed -e "s|^|File:\t|"
> >> All file paths printed by this will have path/to/my/directory included
> >> so there is no need to have sed try to replace (.) with some other path
> >> string.
> > In addition to all that, if you're trying to convert between Cygwin
> > full path names and Windows full path names, use cygpath.
> How do I put cygpath -ma in the command instead of 'PATH'?
find path/to/my/directory -follow -type f |
cygpath -ma -f - |
sed -e "s|^|File:\t|"
> Also, is there a way to add a trailer (currently just a header to each line)
sed -e "s|$|\tTrailer|"
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