Copy structure

structcp(){ ( mkdir -pv $2;f="$(realpath "$1")";t="$(realpath "$2")";cd "$f";find * -type d -exec mkdir -pv $t/{} \;);}
Copies a dir structure without the files in it.
Sample Output
[email protected]:~$ structcp hello-python hello-plasma
mkdir: created directory `hello-plasma'
mkdir: created directory `/home/nathan/hello-plasma/contents'
mkdir: created directory `/home/nathan/hello-plasma/contents/code'

2009-08-23 11:26:38

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What Others Think

rsync -ar -f "+ */" -f "- *" src dest using two filter rules meaning: (1) include any directory and (2) exclude anything else.
bwoodacre · 571 weeks and 6 days ago
Its something like: lndir -ignorelinks $dest/$src $dest ($src is relative to $dest) Creates the shadow directory structure of $src. (and creates symlinks to files, but they can easy removed) find -type l -exec rm {} \;
bandie91 · 571 weeks and 6 days ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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