MS-DOS batch cmd file scripting - review in gathering processing files
Published: Tuesday, October 20, 2020 written by Andy Flagg
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Keywords: MS-DOS, Scripting, Batch, CMD
This is Just a quick if conditional scan for files wherever you drop your script command (cmd) batch file.
filename: scandirsfiles.cmd - this is unfinished, just something I am considering for a tool.
@echo scanning drive
if exist scandrivelock.txt (
rem locking file exists so need to bail out
@echo locking file exists
if exist alldirfiles.txt (
rem scan_drive is processing
) else (
rem scan drive is not processing, why not
) else (
rem locking does not exist so lock it and get things started
@echo lock > scandrivelock.txt
rem process directory search from existing drop point
dir /b /s > alldirfiles.txt
rem scan complete, remove lock file
more to come...
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