Search lister

This little script needs a lot of help But it will recurse down through the current directory and create a listing of files, their folders, sizes, and modification dates and times. it was written to run on Windows under Cygwin.
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#!/bin/sh<br />
# v1 jcz 30-dec-2009<br />
# This script will search for files of a certain type and create a text file of the results<br />
# TODO:<br />
#

############################
# enable for debugging #####
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# set -vx

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#  Global script variables block
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# Date and other variables pretty self explanatory, S is seconds
# date format is currently YYYYMMDD_HHMMSS
dater=$(date +%Y-%m-%d %H:%M:%S)
dayer=$(date +%a)
namer=$(whoami)
hoster=$(hostname)
directory=$(pwd)
filenamer=$(date +%Y%m%d_%H%M%S).txt
# sets day of the week for incremental backups
set $(date)

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#  Clear the screen and introduce the user to the script
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clear
echo “”
echo “WELCOME TO THE FIND TO LIST SCRIPT”
echo “”

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#  Wait for the user to enter a new file extension and capture the value as a variable
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echo -n “Enter file extension to search for, without the leading dot (e.g. txt): ”
read fileext

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#  Wait for the user to enter a new file destination
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echo -n “Enter a new log file destination without ending slash (e.g., /cygdrive/c ): ”
read filedest

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#  Create the log file for the script named after the file extension
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echo “—-” >> $filedest/$filenamer
# echo “—-” > $filedest/$fileext_files_from_$directory_on_$dater.txt
echo “File created on: “$dater  >> $filedest/$filenamer
echo “Setup script was run in: “$directory >> $filedest/$filenamer
echo “By user” $namer  >> $filedest/$filenamer
echo “Searching for files ending in: ” $fileext >> $filedest/$filenamer
echo “This file was written to: ” $filedest/$filenamer >> $filedest/$filenamer
echo “***************************”  >>$filedest/$filenamer
echo “” >> $filedest/$filenamer

find . -name ‘*.’$fileext -type f -print0 | xargs -0  stat -c ‘file: %N | bytes: %s | modtime: %y’ >> $filedest/$filenamer

echo -n “Hit enter to continue ”
read none

echo “”
echo “* Now I will show you the file and be done”
echo “”
echo -n “Hit enter to list or Ctrl-c to quit ”
read none
less $filedest/$filenamer