On Wed, Aug 25, 2004 at 12:16:17AM +0200, Joachim Dagerot wrote:
> A quiz easy to write, hard to answer?
> In bash, how can I write a command that moves the oldest file in a
> directory to a new direction?

Here is one possible way, certainly there are many others:

# ls -t /path/to/dir | tail -n 1 | xargs -i{} cp {} /path/to/location

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