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Old 09-01-2008, 06:21 AM   #1
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copying directories recursively with find command


Hi
I want to construct a 'find' command which will copy only files from a directory and the subdirectories that are newer than 1 day keeping the directory structure intact. How can I do this?

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Old 09-01-2008, 07:39 AM   #2
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find SourceDir -type f -mtime -1 -exec cp --parents {} DestDir \;
 
  


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