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Old 10-15-2004, 05:39 AM   #1
jain_rajesh
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Script to Move files


Hi,

I want to write a shell script which will look into the directory for the files which has been modified / updated on today's date and move them into the directory which has been named based on Today's date.

For ex: Suppose that todays date is OCT 15, then it will select all files having date modified/created as OCT 15 and then make a dir OCT 15 and move all these files to this directory.

I am able to get date and make directory accordingly using following cmd

d=`date "+%b %d"
mkdir $d

But I am not able to select files based on date and move them into this folder. Can anyone please tell me how to do that?

Thanks.
Rajesh
 
Old 10-15-2004, 08:53 AM   #2
homey
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Here ya go! The modification date is at less than one day ( today )
with the command: -mtime -1

Code:
#!/bin/bash

d=`date "+%b%d"`
mkdir /home/$d

cd /home/stuff
find . -depth -type f -name '*' -mtime -1 -exec mv {} /home/$d \;
 
  


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