On Thu, Jan 02, 2003 at 08:03:37PM -0500, mike 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.

I'm no shell guru but how about something like

find ./yourdirectory -name "*pdf" -exec mv {} ./newdirectory \;

you may have to play with the syntax a little but wouldn't this do it?


David Bear
College of Public Programs/ASU
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