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Last active Nov 25, 2020
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archive files based on creation date
archive() {
if [ ! -d "$1" ]; then echo Missing base; return 1; fi
local BASE=$1
for f in "${@:2:$#-1}"; do
if [ -d "$f" ]; then continue; fi;
local DATE=`date -r "$f" "+%Y-%m-%d"`
local YEAR=`date -r "$f" "+%Y"`
local TARGET_DIR="$BASE/$YEAR/$DATE"
mkdir -p $TARGET_DIR
echo cp -iv "$f" "$TARGET_DIR/"
cp -iv "$f" "$TARGET_DIR/"
done
}
export -f archive
# $ yes n | archive ~/Desktop/msc/media /Volumes/H4N_SD/STEREO/**/*
# $ archive ~/archive myfile.wav
# > myfile.wav -> ~/archive/2020/2020-10-15/myfile.wav
# # $ archive ~/archive *
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@rchrd2 rchrd2 commented Oct 25, 2020

Looks like it's not working with files that have spaces in the names..

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