[SOLVED] Script: find, compress, remove original files, older than x days?
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Script: find, compress, remove original files, older than x days?
I need to search a single directory, find all files older than X amount of days, compress the files, and remove the originals. I have a script that works now, but I am sure there is a more efficient way to do what I need to do...
find's --files-from and -T options ought to be exactly equivalent.
Yeah, it should have been, but the OS (which is based off RHEL5) has been hardened by the developers of the software and it won't accept the --files-from. Finding a lot of commands/options they have removed now that I am trying to write custom scripts.