Automatic Directory Compare Software?
Josh Koffman email (remove spam text)
On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 5:29 PM, Herbert Graf <farcite.net> wrote: mailinglist4
> A quick and dirty way:
> ls /directory1 |sort > dir1_list
> ls /directory2 |sort > dir2_list
> diff dir1_list dir2_list | grep ">" > result
> then a little "vi" and you've built a copy script. To automate pipe
> result into a simple perl script that adds the appropriate copy command
> and does the copy.
Hm...should have mentioned that this machine is a Windows one.
That and I'm not as good at shell scripting as I used to (and I was
never really that good).
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something
completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete
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