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Re: OFF TOPIC: directory tree script file problem



And you can use " mkdir -p <directory-depth> " to create all parent
directories if not found (instead of giving an error).




On Wed, 2004-05-05 at 13:01, d l wrote:
> du /mnt/DOWNLOADS will give you a recursive list about the
> directory sturture and files. Use regular expression to
> filter the output to something you want then.
> 
> --- Mick Mearns <off_by_1 yahoo com> ããããããããï
> > Hello list;
> >   for some time I have been struggling with a script
> > problem.
> > 
> > What I want to do is scan a directory structure and
> > re-create it
> > without any files.
> > 
> > When I download files I put them into my home
> > directory and then later
> > copy them to /mnt/DOWNLOADS
> > 
> > I want to copy the directory structure of
> > /mnt/DOWNLOADS into
> > /home/mick
> > without any files.
> > 
> > Then I can put files where they belong without
> > duplication.
> > 
> > Periodicaly I burn /mnt/DOWNLOADS to CD for safety.
> > 
> > I cannot figure out how to create the empty
> > directory tree.
> > I have tried various incantations of sed/cut/file
> > and managed to
> > destroy the file system on a test box! (I was root)
> > 
> > Help would be appreciated.
> > 
> > Thanks
> >    Mick M.
> > 
> > 
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