Read directory contents recursively

find . |while read f;do echo "$f";done
Read all contents from current directory and display it on stdout.

2010-03-02 14:21:15

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`find .` do the same work without any unnecessary complications.
ivanatora · 573 weeks and 5 days ago
but you dont have a variable placeholder $f for further manipulation.
unixmonkey8504 · 573 weeks and 5 days ago
wtf!? seriously? how about just 'find .' then? jeebuz
nottings · 573 weeks and 5 days ago
please don't submit the following as "see contents of your current folder" ls | while read $f; do echo "$f"; done since ls is much better :)
alperyilmaz · 573 weeks and 4 days ago

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