Re: Fwd: how to check 400 files exist
On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 01:32:12AM +0800, lina wrote:
> Sorry to send to Darac, here forwards to list.
> Begin forwarded message:
> From: lina <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Date: 19 January, 2012 1:29:14 GMT+08:00
> To: Darac Marjal <email@example.com>
> Subject: Re: how to check 400 files exist
> On 19 Jan, 2012, at 1:09, Darac Marjal <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> The problem you have here is that you don't know when a file isn't
> there. Try:
> for i in $(seq 5); do
> if [ ! -e sys_em_$i.txt ]; then
> if [ $Missing -eq 1 ]; then
> print "One or more files is missing!
> Thanks, how can I return to check after sleep 10 seconds ?
Missing=1 # Start by assuming failure
# This means we run the loop AT LEAST once
while [ $Missing -eq 1 ]; do
print "If we got here, Missing is 0. Cushty!"