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Old 11-03-2010, 03:38 PM   #1
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need to copy all " *.SEED " files and paste them inside a new folder each time

Hi there,
I have a "while" loop ;
1. I need to create a folder at each run ( folder with different names)
mkdir $i // i can be a counter to have different name each time ?!!! not sure
2.I should then move all the files of type ".SEED" to the created folder. (copy > paste & delete from the current directory)
rm *.SEED  //need help I do not know how to transfer the files
your help is appreciate
Old 11-03-2010, 05:02 PM   #2
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hi, to create a directory with a unique name at each run, "mkdir $i.$$" will append the PID to $i, and if $i is a counter, you'll get 1.PID, 2.PID ...
As for copy-> paste -> delete from source, you've just described the mv command.

Not sure I understood completely what you wanted though...

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