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# 1  
Old 10-13-2007
Copy Compress as one command

I need to copy and compress files in a directory in single line of command. I am able to copy and gzip files in one command but not directory. Command that I am using for copying directory is below :

cp -rp /u01/app/<directory> /u01/app/backup |gzip -r

# 2  
Old 10-14-2007
something like

find /source -type f | while read N
      mkdir -p /target/`dirname $N`
      compress <$N >/target/$N

# 3  
Old 10-15-2007
Thanks porter. This is exactly was I was looking for.
# 4  
Old 11-24-2007
I used below code as suggested by Porter for compressing and copying directory.

find ${COPY_DIR} -type f | while read N
mkdir -p "${BACKUP_DIR}/`dirname $N`"
gzip < $N > ${BACKUP_DIR}/$N.gz

However I have some directories which have space in name. I get below error when copying and compressing directories which have sapce in name.

/backup/sidora/iAS/ifs1.1/doc/Quick Tour/Graphics/rtarr.gif.gz: cannot create

Any ideas on how can I take fix above error. Thanks in advance.
# 5  
Old 11-24-2007
replace this to

gzip < $N > ${BACKUP_DIR}/$N.gz

gzip < "$N" > "${BACKUP_DIR}/$N.gz"

# 6  
Old 11-24-2007
Thanks for update matrixmadhan. Even though after making suggsted changes I still get same error message. Now my code looks like :

find ${COPY_DIR} -type f | while read N
mkdir -p "${BACKUP_DIR}/`dirname $N`"
gzip < "$N" > "${BACKUP_DIR}/$N.gz"

Error message

/backup/sidora/iAS/ifs1.1/doc/Quick Tour/Graphics/rtarr.gif.gz: cannot create
# 7  
Old 11-24-2007
Just to make sure, do you have enough permissions to create the file in the specified directory ?

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