make 100 directories with leading zero, 001...100, using bash3.X

mkdir 0{0..9}{0..9};mv 000 100
no external commands, but can only do 0-99, not 1-100, so we adjust it later
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By: sitaram
2009-08-14 16:33:20

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mkdir $(seq -w 100)
harleypig · 632 weeks and 4 days ago
there are better ways to do that, but in the same way there are another better: mkdir 00{1..9} 0{10..99} 100
aabilio · 632 weeks and 2 days ago
one of the worst and most complicated forms: i=0; while (( i xD
aabilio · 632 weeks and 2 days ago
shit, again; i=0; while (( i<=100 )); do mkdir $(printf "%03d" $i) && i=$(expr $i + 1); done
aabilio · 632 weeks and 2 days ago

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