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Old 09-11-2006
MV files from one directory structure(multiple level) to other directory structure

Hi,

I am trying to write a script that will move all the files from source directory structure(multiple levels might exist) to destination directory structure. If a sub folder is source doesnot exist in destination then I have to skip and goto next level. I also need to delete the files in destination that are older than 5days. Please do let me know ASAP if you have any solution. Thanks in advance.

srmadab
# 2  
Old 09-12-2006
To copy a directory structure checkthis thread.

To find and move files older than specific date, check this thread and modify the script as per your needs.
# 3  
Old 09-12-2006
Thanks

Thanks very much for the help. Aslo I was asking for deleting from the hirarchy structure if it is more than 5 days old.

srmadab
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Old 09-12-2006
I don't know what you are trying to do, I think you want something like this:
Code:
find /path -type d -mtime +5 -print | xargs rm -r

But be careful with above command.
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Old 09-13-2006
thanks

Thanks very much. This helped a lot.

srmadab

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