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Old 05-06-2009, 08:32 AM   #1
kukata
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Please, need a bash script move...


hello.
can anyone help me i need a bash script which move conents from one directory(directory and files)
/home/temp/*
and put it in to another directory with same stucture(directory and files)
/home/save/

But if file or directory in /home/save/ exist like
mv /home/temp/bla/ /home/save/bla/ only update contesnts inside, or not exist create it.
If files in directory exist : mv /home/temp/bla/file.txt /home/save/bla/file.txt cheate backup or reneme new file-(not replace)
like /home/save/bla/file(1).txt

thanks fore help
p.s Sorry for bad EN.
 
Old 05-06-2009, 08:50 AM   #2
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Sounds eerily like homework. Here's how you fish --> http://tldp.org/LDP/abs/html/abs-guide.html. Take a look at Table B-3. Also, take a look at
Code:
man mv
 
Old 05-06-2009, 08:53 AM   #3
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in man mv there is one command chich is --bachup=numbered
but it make directory backup i don't need it.I need only for files.
And --bachup ... make .~1~ .~2~ after file extension and thats not nessesary file.txt.~1~
 
Old 05-06-2009, 12:45 PM   #4
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in man mv there is one command chich is --bachup=numbered
but it make directory backup i don't need it.I need only for files.
And --bachup ... make .~1~ .~2~ after file extension and thats not nessesary file.txt.~1~
Use option -b to backup existing files and option -S to add a custom suffix to the backup file (you can even put the current date as suffix using command substitution and the date command).
 
  


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