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# 8  
Old 07-30-2009
You can use a shell loop but it's shorter with awk:

Code:
ls cntrl*.dbf | awk '{system("cp " $0 " /overflow/beta_" $0)}'

# 9  
Old 07-30-2009
Code:
ls -1 cntrl*.dbf | sed 's~.*~cp & /overflow/&_beta~' | ksh



---------- Post updated at 03:53 PM ---------- Previous update was at 03:48 PM ----------

Quote:
Originally Posted by edidataguy
Code:
ls -1 cntrl*.dbf | sed 's~.*~cp & /overflow/&_beta~' | ksh

Ooops...did not realize Franklin had responded.
Also, thought you wnated beta at the end.
To set things right:
Code:
ls -1 cntrl*.dbf | sed 's~.*~cp & /overflow/beta_&~' | ksh

# 10  
Old 07-30-2009
Code:
OIFS=$IFS
for i in dir1/*.log;do
IFS="_"
set $i
file="log"${3}".dbf"
IFS=$OIFS
cp $i dir2/$file
done

# 11  
Old 07-31-2009
Thank you all!

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