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Old 07-13-2001
Data Finding files in Unix

I need help with the syntax to serach a directory and all the folders in that directorys for a single pdf file. I would than like to move that file to another folder. I don't know if this is possible with one command. Please Help.
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Old 07-13-2001
%xargs cp << end
`find . -depth -name a.pdf -print`
`echo ./test/.`
end


Please ensure that there are no 2 copies

Last edited by DPAI; 07-13-2001 at 05:53 PM..
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Old 07-13-2001
Hammer & Screwdriver

try this

find /DirectoryName -name "xxx.pdf" -exec mv {} /WhereFileGoes \;

i.e.
find /project/unix -name "test.pdf" -exec mv {} /team \;
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