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Old 03-11-2009
moving file from one folder to another

i have created file in one of the folders on unix

UNIX 's36tou -T XYZ /tmp/p400/dataout/ias/AB >/dev/null


I am using above command to copy file from one system to unix

XYZ is name of file on my system usually this name is very big so i use -T to trim some charaters from name.

noe i want to move file created in tmp folder by this command to some other folder on unix.



as -T alters the name of the file , how can i move the resultant file to some other folder .


Thanks for your support.
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Old 03-12-2009
Could you do the trimming in the shell itself, i.e.
Code:
"${VARIABLE:0:64}"

for the first 64 letters, instead of letting the command choose the eventual name? That way you'd know exactly what it is. You may need to use basename also, to get the filename itself without potentially stripping off directories...
 

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