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Old 09-28-2012
Linux Script to compare two folders and copy missing files

Hi,

I need help in shell scripting. If someone can help me, that would be great!

Problem. I want Linux Script to compare two folders and copy missing files.

Description.
I have two directories

/dir1
/dir2

I need to copy all distinct/new/unique/missing files from /dir1 and that does not have a correspondent file in /dir2. Condition is , It should only check files 2 days old specified in File pattern below.

ex:
/dir1 Files.

filetoTest_20120923.tar.gz
filetoTestAndCopy_20120922.tar.gz
filetoRead_20120925 (This file does not have any extension)
filetoTest_20120918.tar.gz
filetoTestAndCopy_20120925.tar.gz
filetoRead_20120927
filetoTestAndCopy_20120927.tar.gz

Now, files in /dir2/

filetoTest_20120923.tar.gz
filetoTestAndCopy_20120922.tar.gz
filetoRead_20120925 (This file does not have any extension)
filetoTest_20120918.tar.gz


Thus, the script should run and copy the files
filetoRead_20120927
filetoTestAndCopy_20120927.tar.gz

from dir1 to dir2. (Two days old)


Thanks in advance for the help.
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Old 09-28-2012
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