4 Answered Questions for the topic recursion

Recursion Linux Time Filesystems

06/21/19

How to recursively find and list the latest modified files in a directory with subdirectories and times?

- Operating system: Linux - Filesystem type: ext3 - Preferred solution: bash (script/oneliner), ruby, python I have several directories with several subdirectories and files in them. I need to... more

Way to go from recursion to iteration?

I've used recursion quite a lot on my many years of programming to solve simple problems, but I'm fully aware that sometimes you need iteration due to memory/speed problems.So, sometime in the very... more

What is tail recursion?

While learning lisp, I've come across the term *tail-recursive*. What does it mean exactly?
Recursion Linux Bash

04/25/19

Recursively look for files with a specific extension?

I'm trying to find all files with a specific extension in a directory and its subdirectories with my bash (Latest Ubuntu LTS Release). This is what's written in a script file: #!/bin/bash ... more

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