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Old 07-03-2009
Copying files between two time interval

Hi All,

I am new to this forum....

Can neone please help me how to copy files between two time intervals i.e. I need to copy files from 6.30 to 9.30 on 5th June 09.

Any help is appreciated.
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Old 07-03-2009
Hi

If you know the first & last file created at 6:29 & 21:30 use the below command.
find . -newer firstfile ! -newer lastfile -print -exec cp {} /directory_to_be_copied \;

Else touch a dummy file and delete it after doing copy.

touch 0605062909 dummyfile1 (MMDDHHMIYY)
touch 0605213009 dummyfile2

find . -newer dummyfile1 ! -newer dummyfile2 -print -exec cp {} /directory_to_be_copied \;

Last edited by lathavim; 07-03-2009 at 09:34 AM..
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Old 07-03-2009
Hi,

Thanks a lot for your reply...Appreciate your help.Smilie
 

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