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Old 03-13-2001
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Hi all,

I'd like to use advanced features of mv command.
Is it possible to move all files except one based on his extension ?

I'm searching something like "mv *.* -*.xxx /dest_dir" ...

Thanks all
Michel.
# 2  
Old 03-13-2001
I don't beleive that mv has that capability. It might be easier to move everything
[code]mv * /dest/directory[code]
and then move your exception back
[code]mv /dest/directory/*.sav /orig/dir[code]
mv doesn't modify the last modified date.
# 3  
Old 03-13-2001
Thx for your quick reply ...

I've already thought about that :-)
It would be the easiest way ...

Many thx
Michel
 

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