Archive files to different target folders based on criteria

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Old 08-30-2011
Debian Archive files to different target folders based on criteria

Hi All,
I am creting archive script in which i need to split the source file's to different target folder's based on the input file name first character.

Input1.txt -- will contains file names that are needs to be Archive.


Source folder will have many different source files , from the source file i needs to archive only the files which are listed in the Input1.txt
sample source folder files

my desired output is based on input1.txt:
AFolder-- should have archived files [A1213355,A6655444]
BFolder-- should have archived files [B2255666]
CFolder-- should have archived files [C2254555,A6655444,C5566445]

my code is like:
CURRDATE=`date +%Y%m%d%H%M%S`
Filest="A:AFolder  B:BFolder C:CFolder"
for a in ${Filest}
        FOLDER=`echo ${CURRENT_SET} | cut -f2 -d:`
        FILE_NAME=`echo ${CURRENT_SET} | cut -f1 -d:`
        echo ${FOLDER}
        echo ${FILE_NAME}
cat $SOURCE_FOLDER/input1.txt |
        while read N
                tar -cvf $FOLDER/$N"_"$CURRDATE.tar $SOURCE_FOLDER/$N

Could you please guide me how to achieve this task...Smilie

Thanks in advance...

Last edited by kmsekhar; 08-30-2011 at 07:58 AM.. Reason: Clear Description
# 2  
Old 08-30-2011
for i in A B C
        dir_list=`ls -d ${i}*`
        tar -cvf ${i}Folder.tar $dir_list >/dev/null
        compress -f ${i}Folder.tar

# 3  
Old 08-30-2011
find -name '????????' | awk -vinput=Input1.txt '
  while((getline line < input) > 0) {
    tmp = substr(line, 1, 1) "Folder"
    a[line] = tmp
    system("echo mkdir -p " tmp)
$0 in a {system("echo mv -v " $0 " " a[$0])}'

If everything is ok, remove echo-s and add tar-s for directories
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