ajmiester@gmail.com wrote on 09/17/2008 04:20:56 PM:

> Hi
> I have a files.lis file which includes a list of files in a dir.
>
> Bro files.lis
> ALPHA:[Data]file1.ZIP;1
> ALPHA:[Data]file2.ZIP;1
> ALPHA:[Data]file3.ZIP;1
> ALPHA:[Data]file4.ZIP;1
> ALPHA:[Data]file5.ZIP;1
> ALPHA:[Data]file6.ZIP;1
> ALPHA:[Data]file7.ZIP;1
> ALPHA:[Data]file8.ZIP;1
> ALPHA:[Data]file9.ZIP;1
> ALPHA:[Data]file10.ZIP;1
> ALPHA:[Data]file11.ZIP;1
> ALPHA:[Data]file12.ZIP;1
>
> I am looking for a script to extract file*.zip from File.lis and use
> that to check file sizes.
>
> Does any one have recommendations on how that can be accomplished.
>
> Aj

Can't U just open the file, read a filename record, do whatever with
that record (such as a DIRECTORY 'REC' command) and then read the
next one until EOF?