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Old 06-28-2001
Question Moving files based on creation date

Howdy,

I'm trying to figure out how to move multiple files based on their creation date. If anyone can enlighten me it would be most appreciated!!

Thanks!

Smilie
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Old 06-28-2001
Code:
case "$1" in

'-d')

DIR=${2:?"bad or missing Directory"}
CREATE=${3:?"missing Creation Date"}
NEWDIR=`echo $CREATE|awk '{ print $1$2 }'`

for creationdate in $DIR ; do
        if [[ -d $NEWDIR ]];then
                mv `ls -l|grep "$CREATE"|grep -v $NEWDIR|awk '{ print $9 }'` $NEWDIR
        else
                mkdir $NEWDIR
                mv `ls -l|grep "$CREATE"|grep -v $NEWDIR|awk '{ print $9 }'` $NEWDIR
        fi
done
;;

*)
        echo
        echo "Usage: $0 [-d] <directory/to/search> <Date to look for>"
        echo "Example: $0 -d /home0/user \"Jun 28\""
        echo
;;
esac

 

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