How do I do a selective, recursive copy ? Bash script ?
mschwendt at gmail.com
Mon Oct 27 21:39:27 UTC 2008
On Mon, 27 Oct 2008 15:26:22 -0400, Linuxguy123 wrote:
> I have a huge multi level directory of legally ripped music. I ripped
> my CDs as flac and mp3.
> How do I easily copy just the mp3 files onto another drive ? Ie, ignore
> the flac files and copy only the mp3 files ? I want to keep the
> directory structure intact.
> The main directory is Music. In Music is BandA, BandB, BandC, etc.
> Inside BandA is Record1, Record2, Record3, etc.
> Inside Record 1 is song1.flac, song1.mp3, song2.flac, song2.mp3, etc.
> I want to preserve the directory structure. I feel a script coming on.
> Am I right ?
Since you mention Bash in the subject line, yes, it would be possible
with Bash (some hints: Parameter Expansion, man basename, mkdir -p).
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