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Re: cp alphabetical

From: Andrés Ghigliazza
Subject: Re: cp alphabetical
Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2007 14:01:03 -0300

I will test it later.

Pádraig, Matthew, thanks very much.

On 6/20/07, Matthew Woehlke <address@hidden> wrote:
Pádraig Brady wrote:
> Andrés Ghigliazza wrote:
>> It would copy all the albums in alphabetical order, to the same target
>> directory!!. I am interested in having the same directories structure
>> in the player too, i.e: artist1/album1, etc.
> untested:
> find /src | sort | xargs cp --parents --target-directory=/flash

You beat me to it, but I did test, and it WFM.

Another note:
find /src -print0 | sort -z | xargs -0 cp [...args...]

...won't break if/when your file names have spaces in them.

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