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Copy files from list with hierarchy

Terminal - Copy files from list with hierarchy
cat files.txt | xargs tar -cv | tar -x -c $DIR/
2009-08-06 22:55:21
User: lingo
Functions: cat tar xargs
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Copy files from list with hierarchy

If you want certain files out of a directory hierarchy, this will copy just the listed files, but will create the directory hierarchy in the new location ($DIR/)

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cat overload! :-)

< files.text xargs tar -cv | tar -x -c $DIR/
Comment by mpb 316 weeks and 2 days ago

cat files.txt | cpio -pdm $DIR/

Comment by flexluthor 288 weeks and 4 days ago

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