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Old 06-08-2006
Question how to do selected copy

I need to copy the files from one dir to another dir based on sysdate, like

cp -> (sysdate-n) filename -> to -> new dir

n = 1,2,3..............
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Old 06-12-2006
For the last 3 days no reply to my thread.......... Smilie

I could do a selection and how to proceed to go for execution of the command in one line.

find /global/Oracle/BACKUP/fsdev/EXP/ Fexp*.* -mtime -3 ## this would get me files three days old.

can any one improve/alter/better this code? Smilie
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Old 06-12-2006
look at -exec option of find

find /source_dir/ Fexp*.* -mtime -3 -exec cp {} /target_dir \;

Last edited by sssow; 06-12-2006 at 09:52 PM..
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Old 06-13-2006
Thanks sssow!

This also works good: Smilie

find /global/Oracle/BACKUP/fsdev/EXP/Fexp.log -mtime -3 | xargs -I {} cp {} /global/Oracle/BACKUP/fsdev/

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