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1. UNIX for Beginners Questions & Answers
Hi everyone :-)
I ran into a small issue. I would like to copy some files in the precise order they were created.
So the oldest files should be copied first and the newest ones last.
I tried cp -r $(ls -1t) ./destination but the files are still not sorted properly. I was thinking, that... (11 Replies)
Discussion started by: officiallyme
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
Can someone draw up a script that for every file, folder and subfolder and files that will copy the creation date over top of the modified date??
I know how to touch every file recursively, but no idea how to read a files creation date then use that to touch the modification date of that file,... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: toysareforboys
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am new to scripting and am looking for some assistance setting up a script. Basically I need the script to scan a folder for the newest files and make a copy of those files, adding a month to the date stamp. I also need this script to delete the previously copied files to save space.... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: Lucid13
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
i am having so many files in my directory.Is there any option
to copy files based on date.
i am having file this
-rw-rw-r-- 1 ram user 1 Feb 2 17:12 abc
-rw-rw-r-- 1 ram user 1 Feb 2 17:12 bnw
-rwxrwxr-x 1 ram user 21122 Feb 4... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: suryanarayana
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
How to copy files from a location to a directory <YYMM> based on last modification date? This will need to run daily.
I want to copy those file for May to 0905 and Jun to 0906.
Appreciate your guidance.:) Thanks.
-rw-rw-rw- 1 ttusr tgrp 4514 May 29 21:49 AB24279J.lot_a... (17 Replies)
Discussion started by: KhawHL
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am a newbie to scripting.
I need a korn shell script to copy log files of current day to archive folder and rename with current days date stamp.
I would really appreciate your help.
File structure is as follows. Everyday files get overwritten, so I need copy to a archive directory and... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: mdncan
7. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
When I do a ls -lt I get a list of files by date modified from newest to oldest. I would like to be able to copy some files to another directory using a date last modified range (i.e. Apr 30 - May 13) How could I do this?
Joe (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: geauxsaints
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have few webservers logs like access.log. which would be growing everyday.
what i do everyday is, take the backup of access.log as access.log_(currentdate) and nullify the access.log.
So thought of writing a script... but stuck up in middle.
My requirement: to take the backup and nullify... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: logic0
I have a coupel of files in /tmp which I have to copy to /var. But I want their name to be same as the source with date suffix.
But the problem is I don;t know the prefix of the file, I only know the suffix of file.
The later part 997 is constant but the... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: isingh786