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Old 07-28-2009
Coping Files for a specific date range


we have file name appended by date in yymmdd format .. ex: abc090101.dat

I need to copy all the files between abc090101 to abc090331..

could you plz help me..


Last edited by kolariya4u; 07-28-2009 at 02:42 PM..
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Old 07-28-2009

As your end date is the 1st March (and not the end of a month), it might be easier to use two statements:
cp *090[12]*.dat to_somewhere
cp *090301.dat to_somewhere


Thanks for updating your post Smilie

Now you want until the end of March.

Then you only need one statement, as I'm sure you've guessed!
cp *090[1-3]*.dat to_somewhere

Last edited by Scott; 07-28-2009 at 02:51 PM..
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