Re: Need advanced DIR list

Subject: Re: Need advanced DIR list
From: "Peter Neilson" <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>, "Chris Morton" <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 29 Oct 2015 12:44:24 -0400

On Thu, 29 Oct 2015 11:34:50 -0400, Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

Hi All,

On aWin7 box, I need to create a list of docs within a very extensive
folder\subfolder hierarchy.

I need the subfolder location, filename and timestamp, but nothing else.

At a CMD prompt, I know how to redirect a DIR /S to a TXT file.

Can I maybe pipe the command through a FILTER on its way to the TXT file?

Being a Unix person since too many years ago, I make sure that any Windows box I use has Cygwin installed if at all possible. Cygwin gives one the feeling of a Unix shell, so I can simply use the ls command and (if necessary) pipe the result through sed, awk, grep, or whatever.

This method fails if (1) you don't know anything about Unix or Linux, or (2) you are not allowed to install Cygwin.
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