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Zip all subdirectories into zipfiles

Terminal - Zip all subdirectories into zipfiles
for f in `find . \( ! -name . -prune \) -type d -print`; do zip $f.zip $f; done
2009-03-22 22:33:46
User: njoubert
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Zip all subdirectories into zipfiles

Creates a zip file out of each subdirectory in a directory. Great if you have 40 000+ text files in folders, and you want to stick it in SVN without the hours of uploading while retaining some level of version control.

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Not working in Debian/ubuntu+Bash, giving it -1

Comment by plasticdoc 287 weeks ago

very close ;)

for f in `find . \( ! -name . -prune \) -type d -print`; do zip -r0 $f.zip $f/*; done
Comment by bashiere 280 weeks and 6 days ago

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