SUMMARY: HELP! I need to move some files, quick...

From: Wesley Suess (
Date: Fri Nov 17 2000 - 13:39:16 CST

Once again, Sun Managers has sav ed my bacon. Thanks to the following
people for the quick responses:

Bobby Billingsly (first to respond)
Sanjiv K. Bhatia
Venkat Veeramneni
Mike DeMarco
Charles Brian Hill
Doug Otto
Mike Salehi
Sam Chang
Kenneth Weschler
Tim Conrad
Kevin Buterbaugh

All answers said:

find(1) is your friend (along with cpio):

    cd whereever
    find . -mtime -6 -print | cpio -pdu /destination/directory

...this will copy all files modified less than 6 days ago

Thanks again for all of your quick responses! Thanks to those who may
not have responded by the time I sent this, I appreciate everyone's


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