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# 1  
Old 01-30-2018
Copy files recursively to one single directory

I need to copy a complete directory structure into a new location. But I want to have all files copied into one directory and leave out the directory structure. So all files must be placed in one directory.
# 2  
Old 01-30-2018
Hi,
What are you do files with same name ?
what are you do hard link and/or soft link ?

Regards.
# 3  
Old 01-30-2018
Code:
find /path/to/parent/dir -type f -exec cp {} /path/to/new/dir \;

# 4  
Old 01-30-2018
Thanks, it's working as expected.
# 5  
Old 02-10-2018
Code:
find /path/of/source -type f  -print0 | xargs -0 -i cp -bp $i {}  /path/of/newdir/

ensuring not missing duplicate file names and special character in them

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