Re: Getting file version

On 2007-02-14, dantes990@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
I want to write a script to get the versions for all the files in a
directory, then output this info (file name and version) to a text
file. Seems like there should be a command or at least simple way to
do this, but I am not finding one. This script will be running from
terminal on OS X and typically I've scripted using the bourne shell
before, but I am open to any ideas. Any help is appreciated.

for file in *
printf "%s: " "$file"
: whatever command gets you the version
done > version_file

Many files do not have a version, so use whatever command works
for the files in question.

Chris F.A. Johnson, author <>
Shell Scripting Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach (2005, Apress)
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