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simulates the DOS tree command that you might be missing on your Mac or Linux box

Terminal - simulates the DOS tree command that you might be missing on your Mac or Linux box
find . -print | sed -e 's;[^/]*/;|____;g;s;____|; |;g'
2009-03-12 22:25:26
Functions: find sed
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simulates the DOS tree command that you might be missing on your Mac or Linux box

NOT MINE! Taken from hackzine.com blog.

It creates a tree-style output of all the (sub)folders and (sub)files from the current folder and down(deeper)

Quoting some of hackzine's words

"Murphy Mac sent us a link to a handy find/sed command that simulates the DOS tree command that you might be missing on your Mac or Linux box. [..split...] Like most things I've seen sed do, it does quite a bit in a single line of code and is completely impossible to read. Sure it's just a couple of substitutions, but like a jack in the box, it remains a surprise every time I run it."

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I know there are other commands doing the same thing even in this site, but this one is smaller/shorter ;-)

Comment by JesusSuperstar 266 weeks and 3 days ago

?What about tree command (available in "tree" package in debian)? ;)

Comment by Malkavian 266 weeks and 3 days ago

Why anyone would want to simulate DOS is beyond me.

Comment by atoponce 266 weeks and 2 days ago

Nice! I've been looking for something like this for awhile. For all the Mac users out there you can use the following to exclude all .DS_Store files:

cd /ParentDir/ChildDir; find . ! -name ".DS_Store" -print | sed -e 's;[^/]*/;|__;g;s;__|; |;g' > ../ChildTree.txt
Comment by NimbusSoftware 254 weeks and 1 day ago

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