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Old 12-15-2009
Bug Copy range of directory name

Hello folks hope all are doing well, i need to compress directories with range, i have total directories from 000-199

and i want to copy directories from 010 onwards to 020 meants total 11 directories, please suggest what regex will i use.

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Old 12-15-2009

typeset -z3 num


while [[ $num -lt 21 ]]; do

  cp $num somewhere_else/$num

  (( num += 1 ))


not regexp but you'd need to specify language...

you could do:

/bin/ls -1d 0?? | egrep '(^01|^020)'

Last edited by quirkasaurus; 12-15-2009 at 04:21 PM.. Reason: 1 for l
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Old 12-15-2009
tar cvf - 01? 020 |gzip > urfile.tar.gz

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