On Thu, Jan 02, 2003 at 08:03:37PM -0500 mike <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Hey guys. heres the skinny. I have a huge library and i want to
> organize it. I want find to go through recursively, and move any "pdf"
> files it finds to a certain directory. I need an example piece of
> script on how i would confront this. It will save me hours if not days
> so thanks in advance.

Can't believe no one has used xargs yet...

find /path/to/messydir -name '*.pdf' -type f | xargs -I % mv \
/path/to/messydir/% /path/to/newdir/%

David S. Jackson                        [EMAIL PROTECTED]
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