I'm writing script is ksh. Need to find all directory names directly under the current directory which contain only files, not subdirectories.
I know that I could use
ls -alR and recursively parse output for the first letter in the first field (
d for a directory). I think
awk is the best way to parse and find.
For example, a simple
ls -al output in the current directory:
drwxr-xr-x 22 af staff 748 18 Mar 22:21 . drwxr-xr-x 5 root admin 170 17 Mar 18:03 .. -rw------- 1 af staff 3 17 Mar 16:37 .CFUserTextEncoding drwxr-xr-x 5 af staff 170 17 Mar 17:12 Public drwxr-xr-x 9 af staff 306 18 Mar 17:40 Sites -rw------- 1 af staff 3 17 Mar 16:37 textd …
There are 2 directories in this output:
Sites. The directory
Public doesn't contain subdirectories, but
Sites does. There are 3 subdirectories in
Sites. So I need to echo only the directories which don't contain directories in them. In my case, this is only