How To Copy A Group of Files To Different Name?
oliverfuchs at onlinehome.de
Tue May 18 20:30:27 PDT 2004
On Tue, 18 May 2004, Drew Tomlinson wrote:
> How can I copy a group of files to a different name. I want to copy all
> files starting with 'bacula*' to 'bacula*.old'. So I have these four files:
> blacklamb# ll bac*
> -r--r--r-- 1 root wheel 949 Apr 22 09:13 bacula-barcodes
> -rw-r----- 1 root wheel 5792 May 17 16:52 bacula-dir.conf
> -rw-r----- 1 root wheel 763 Apr 22 09:13 bacula-fd.conf
> -rw-r----- 1 root wheel 1909 May 17 16:31 bacula-sd.conf
> I want to have copies of these files with '.old' appended to their
> names. I've tried 'cp -pv bac* bac*.old' but cp complains. Because
> it's only 4 files, I'll do each one independently but I'd like to know
> how to do this "right" for future reference.
Take a look at Krename.
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