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Old 09-01-2009
Copy Directories excluding files

Hi guys,
I want to copy folder and sub folders only. I don't want the files. If i use cp -r command it will copy entirely with files.

Could any one suggest me.

Thanks in advance
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Old 09-01-2009
I didn't test but maybe you can combine the "find yourdirectory -type d" with the xargs command.

---------- Post updated at 11:31 AM ---------- Previous update was at 11:26 AM ----------

One solution found :
Code:
# cd /new/dir
# (cd /old/dir; find . -type d ! -name .) | xargs mkdir

Hope that helps!

Last edited by vbe; 09-01-2009 at 09:45 AM.. Reason: missing dot (.) after find added...
 

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