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Thread: Automatic Directory Compare Software?
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On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 5:29 PM, Herbert Graf <spammailinglist4EraseMEspamfarcite.net> wrote:
> 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).

Thanks though!

Josh
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