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UGU: Unix Guru Universe - Unix Tip #4371- February 28, 2014 - Home : Help : Today's Tip
Unix Tip #4371- February 28, 2014

MOVING FILES WITH CPIO


If you have a multitude of
files to move from one
directory or filesystem to
another, here's a one liner:

# find /old_directory -depth | cpio -pdmv /new_directory

This will move all of the
files under the specified
old_directory to the
new_directory, keeping the
same ownership, permissions,
and directory structure.


This tip generously supported by: BAtkins@osc.uscg.mil

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