Sponsored Content
Top Forums Shell Programming and Scripting cp -Rp excluding certain files? Post 302356382 by pcwiz on Friday 25th of September 2009 10:10:52 AM
Old 09-25-2009
cp -Rp excluding certain files?

Hi,

I'm using cp -Rp to copy directories while preserving permissions. I want to exclude any ".lproj" files except for "English.lproj" and "en.lproj" from being copied, but the rest is copied as usual. Is there a way to do this (without using tar or other compression utilities)

Thanks
 

10 More Discussions You Might Find Interesting

1. Shell Programming and Scripting

Excluding Old Files on AWK !!!

People, I'm sorry because my english is not very good, I'm from Brazil and I need to create shell script that exclude old files. How can I do this? I have an AWK script that works for Unix TRU64 (DIGITAL) and the same script does not work for SUN SOLARIS 5.8. Follows the script fragment: ... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: alexalvarenga
2 Replies

2. Shell Programming and Scripting

search for files excluding binary files

Hi All, I need a solution on my following find command find ./.. -name '*.file' -print BTW This gives me the output as belows ./rtlsim/test/ADCONV0/infile/ad0_dagctst.file ./rtlsim/test/ADCONV0/user_command.file ./rtlsim/test/ADCONV0/simv.daidir/scsim.db.dir/scsim.db.file... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: user_prady
2 Replies

3. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users

find excluding the hidden files

Hi , I am trying to use the find command with delete in a directory . Even though i use a wil character search the find command is checking the hidden files which inturn results in error . Can i avoid look that into the hidden files ?? I am using HP unix . find /cv1/ -name "ite*"... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: arunkumar_mca
3 Replies

4. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users

listing files excluding files from control file

I have a directory named Project.I have a control file which contains valid list of files.I would like list the files from directory Project which contains files other than listed in the control file. Sample control file: TEST SEND SFFFILE CONTL The directory contains followign... (15 Replies)
Discussion started by: ukatru
15 Replies

5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Copy Directories excluding files

Hi guys, I want to copy folder and sub folders only. I don't want the files. If i use cp -r command it will copy entirely with files. Could any one suggest me. Thanks in advance (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: karthik82
1 Replies

6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Count number of files in directory excluding existing files

Hi, Please let me know how to find out number of files in a directory excluding existing files..The existing file format will be unknown..each time.. Thanks (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: ammu
3 Replies

7. Shell Programming and Scripting

How to tar this dir excluding some files .au?

Hi all, Thanks for previous help. How to include this in script, I need to tar files which are present in /var/spool/cron/crontabs directory (used for crontab) excluding those files which are having extension .au /var/spool/cron/crontabs>>ls -ltr | grep -v .au total 438 -rw------- 1... (11 Replies)
Discussion started by: manalisharmabe
11 Replies

8. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users

Find all files in the current directory excluding hidden files and directories

Find all files in the current directory only excluding hidden directories and files. For the below command, though it's not deleting hidden files.. it is traversing through the hidden directories and listing normal which should be avoided. `find . \( ! -name ".*" -prune \) -mtime +${n_days}... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: ksailesh1
7 Replies

9. Shell Programming and Scripting

Append string to all the files inside a directory excluding subdirectories and .zip files

Hii, Could someone help me to append string to the starting of all the filenames inside a directory but it should exclude .zip files and subdirectories. Eg. file1: test1.log file2: test2.log file3 test.zip After running the script file1: string_test1.log file2: string_test2.log file3:... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: Ravi Kishore
4 Replies

10. Shell Programming and Scripting

Excluding files with timestamp from ls

Hi, I have a list of files all starting with aa but some of them also have a timestamp suffixed which I want to remove from my search. For e.g. aa1 aa2 aa.15-05-25_20:41:05.20150611 aa.15-05-26_20:29:40.20150611 aa.15-05-27_20:28:32.20150611 If I do ls -1 aa*, it will list everything... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: swasid
7 Replies
Z(1)							      General Commands Manual							      Z(1)

NAME
comprez - safely (un)tar and (de)feather files and directories SYNOPSIS
comprez [ -t | -T ] [ -v | -V ] [ -l | -L ] [ -gz | -z | -I | -lz | -Z | -zip | -jar ] [ -# ] [ -s suffix ] [ -m mode ] [ -p | -P ] [ -h ] [ -- ] file ... DESCRIPTION
Comprez is a simple, safe and convenient front-end for the compress(1), uncompress(1), gzip(1), bzip2(1), lzip(1), tar(1), zip(1) and unzip(1) utilities for compressing and uncompressing files and directories. It processes each of its arguments according to the type of the file or directory given: If the argument is a plain file, then the file is compressed, ie, feathered. If the argument is a compressed file with a name ending in .Z, .gz, .z, .bz2, .lz, .zip or .jar, then the file is uncompressed, ie, defeathered. If the argument is a directory, then the directory is archived into one tar or zip file which is then compressed, ie, tarred and feathered. If the argument is a compressed tar or zip archive with a name ending in .{tar.,tar,ta,t}{Z,gz,z,bz2,lz} or .{zip,jar}, then the archive is uncompressed and untarred, ie, untarred and defeathered. The new compressed or uncompressed version will be in the same directory as the original. A compressed file is always uncompressed into a file with the same name sans the feather suffix. A compressed tar or zip archive is always unpacked into a subdirectory with the same name as the archive sans the tar and feather suffix, even if the archive did not itself contain such a subdirectory. OPTIONS
-- Interprets all following arguments as files instead of options. -# Where # is a digit from 1 through 9. This option is passed on to gzip(1), bzip2(1), lzip(1) and zip(1) when feathering with them. --fast may be used instead of -1 and --best instead of -9. -gz Uses gzip(1) and a .gz compression suffix when feathering. -h Prints a helpful usage message. -I Uses bzip2(1) and a .bz2 compression suffix when feathering. -l Lists the file or directory name created resulting from each argument. -L Does not report created files or directories. Default. -lz Uses lzip(1) and a .lz compression suffix when feathering. -m mode Apply the given chmod(1) mode argument to any created tar and feather files. Before this argument is applied, the files have the same read and write permissions as the directories from which they were created. For security, the default argument is go-rwx. If the mode is -, then no argument is applied. See chmod(1) for all other allowable formats of this argument. -p Preserves modes when untarring by giving the p flag to tar(1). Default. -P Doesn't preserve modes when untarring by not giving the p flag to tar(1). This option may be necessary on systems where ordinary users are allowed to run chown(2). -s suffix Creates tar and feather files using the given suffix style. The default suffix style is .tar.Z. Note that the suffix style does not dictate the program used for feathering nor the compression suffix. -t Only lists the table of contents of the given files. Does not make any changes. -T (Un)tars and (de)feathers the given files according to their type. Default. -v Verbose output. For example, reports compression ratios when feathering. -V Non-verbose output. Does not report compression ratios. Default. -q is a synonym. -z Uses gzip(1) and a .z compression suffix when feathering. -Z Uses compress(1) and a .Z compression suffix when feathering. Default. -zip, -jar Uses zip(1) and a .zip or .jar compression suffix when tarring and/or feathering. The zip format combines tarring and feather- ing. WARNING: zip does not preserve complete Unix filesystem information for the files it archives, such as links, some permis- sions, etc. A tar(1)-based format should be used if this is required. ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES
ZOPTS This variable may be set to a string of the above options to supersede the default settings. They may still be overridden by options given on the command line. GZIP This environment variable for gzip(1) is not passed on by comprez so that gzip's behavior is standard and predictable. ZIPOPT, UNZIP These environment variables for zip(1) and unzip(1) are not passed on by comprez so that their behavior is standard and pre- dictable. BUGS
There should be an option to allow the use of another directory for temporary files needed during the (un)tarring and (de)feathering pro- cesses. This would make comprez more useful when the quota or disk is nearly full. There should be -k and -K options for keeping the original input files or not. CAVEATS
Comprez is written to work with gzip versions 1.2.3 and 1.2.4, bzip2 versions 0.9.0 and 1.0.0, Unix zip version 2.0.1 and Unix unzip ver- sion 5.12. Other versions will probably work safely, too, but should still be checked for compatibility. Every effort has been made to assure that the use of this program will not lead to the inappropriate deletion or corruption of any files. However, there are never any guarantees, so please use at your own risk. VERSION
2.6.1 AUTHOR
Steve Kinzler, kinzler@cs.indiana.edu, May 89/Jun 93/Aug 99/Dec 00 URL
http://www.cs.indiana.edu/~kinzler/z SEE ALSO
compress(1), uncompress(1), gzip(1), bzip2(1), lzip(1), tar(1), zip(1), unzip(1) 2.6.1 Z(1)

Featured Tech Videos

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:16 AM.
Unix & Linux Forums Content Copyright 1993-2022. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy