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Copy files based on date

Hi all

i am having so many files in my directory.Is there any option
to copy files based on date.

example
i am having file this

-rw-rw-r-- 1 ram user 1 Feb 2 17:12 abc
-rw-rw-r-- 1 ram user 1 Feb 2 17:12 bnw
-rwxrwxr-x 1 ram user 21122 Feb 4 10:50 cdq
-rwxrwxr-x 1 ram user 22928 Feb 4 10:50 new

i want copy abc,bnw files to one directory and cdq,new to another directory.

Thanks in advance.
# 2  
Code:
find . -type f -mtime -1 | awk '{print "cp "$0" "$0"_dummy"}'|sh

hope this may help, just customize it as per your requirement....Smilie

Last edited by vbe; 02-04-2010 at 10:35 AM.. Reason: Dont forget the use of code tags!
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This is not upto my expectation pls any other solution
# 4  
Code:
foreach ( `stat -c'%Y %n' *` )  {
        ($time, $fname) = /^(\S+)\s(.*)$/;

        print "time-> $time, fname-> $fname\n";

        mkdir $time if ! -d $time;

        `cp "$fname" $time/`;
}

This copies the files based up on the last modification time.
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