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Old 06-13-2011
Appending timestamp problem


I am trying to insert a timestamp after all the file names in a folder,after the timestamp is created in the filename the file size is becoming zero bytes.

please tell me where I am doing it wrong.

I have declared the variable in starting of my script.

timestamp=`date '+%Y%m%d%H%M%S'`

cd $Src_fd

find $SOURCE_FOLDER -name '*.csv' | while read FILENAME
      < "$FILENAME" >   "${FILENAME}#"$timestamp".csv"  

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Old 06-13-2011
% FILENAME=file.csv
% timestamp=00.00.00
% echo "${FILENAME}#"$timestamp".csv"   

And #00.00.00.csv is commentary so you redirect in the original file.

You do not need redirection in this task at all. Try this

find $SOURCE_FOLDER -name '*.csv' | while read FILENAME; do
       echo mv "$FILENAME" "${FILENAME%.csv}-$timestamp.csv"

and see whether everything is alright.
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