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Need for loop to do 2 activities

I need my for loop to do 2 things at a time. I have a script where I move the old files into archive directory and then i want to compress them. Presently I am using 2 for loops for it. How can i do it in 1 for loop.

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for file in $targetfilepattern ; do
mv "$file" $targetarchive
done
after this i am compresing them in another for loop:

Quote:
cd $targetarchive
for file in $targetfilepattern ; do
compress "$file"
done
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Code:
for file in $targetfilepattern ; do
mv "$file" $targetarchive
compress $targetarchive/"$file"
done

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Thanks that is working fine but have another problem. After compressing the files i am purging the files older than 30 days. I want to purge files only in the pattern of targetfilepattern in the script. But it's purging all files older that 30days. How do I make sure that it purges only the files that match my pattern. Here is my script:

Quote:
targetfilepattern=$1_$2_$ASC_DT.dat
for file in $targetfilepattern ; do
mv "$file" $targetarchive
compress $targetarchive/"$file"
find . \( -type d ! -name . -prune \) -o -type f -mtime +30 -exec rm {} \;
done
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Use the -name option of the find command :
Code:
targetfilepattern=$1_$2_$ASC_DT.dat
for file in $targetfilepattern ; do
mv "$file" $targetarchive
compress $targetarchive/"$file"
done 
find . \( -type d ! -name . -prune \) -o -type f -name "$targetfilepattern" -mtime +30 -exec rm {} \;


Jean-Pierre.

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