Copying files created after a specified date/time

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Old 11-28-2007
Copying files created after a specified date/time

I need to write a script that copies files from one directory to another that were created after "today 6:30". This script will be NOT be ran at the same time each day.

any help is appreciated.
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Old 11-28-2007
Use the touch command to create a file with the appropriate date/time.

    touch -t datetime touchedfile

Then use the find command with the -newer option to locate the list of

     find ./firstdirectory -newer touchedfile -exec cp {} ./otherdirectory \;

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Old 11-28-2007
The "find" command includes a "-newer" clause, so you can select files based on the age of a reference file. So then, all you must do is create a reference file with the correct date.

touch -t $(date +%m%d)0630 $REF     # today at 630 AM
find . -newer $REF -exec cp {} $TARGETDIR \;
rm -f $REF

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