improvements
diff --git a/plugins/org.eclipse.wtp.releng.tools/examplebinscripts/verifydir.sh b/plugins/org.eclipse.wtp.releng.tools/examplebinscripts/verifydir.sh
index f033c52..91c0923 100644
--- a/plugins/org.eclipse.wtp.releng.tools/examplebinscripts/verifydir.sh
+++ b/plugins/org.eclipse.wtp.releng.tools/examplebinscripts/verifydir.sh
@@ -7,13 +7,26 @@
 fi
 if [ -z $2 ]
 then
-    pat="*.jar"
+    pat=".*\(\.jar$\|\.jar\.pack\.gz$\)"
 else
     pat="${2}"
 fi
 
-echo "verify directory: ${loc}";
-echo "   for pattern:    ${pat}";
+# VERIFYOUTDIR is used in 'verify.sh' and must be clean before
+# beginning
+export VERIFYOUTDIR="${HOME}"/verifyoutdir
 
-find "${loc}" -name "${pat}" -exec verify.sh '{}' \;
+# even though we just set it above, include the if check 
+# here to gaurd against future errors, since if 'verfiyoutdir' is 
+# not defined, the remove if for the root directory! 
+if [[ -n "${VERIFYOUTDIR}" ]]
+then
+       rm -fr "${VERIFYOUTDIR}"/*
+fi
+
+echo "   verify directory: ${loc}";
+echo "      for pattern:    ${pat}";
+echo "   output files in "${VERIFYOUTDIR}" 
+
+find "${loc}" -regex "${pat}" -exec verify.sh '{}' \;