Copy files using filenames from text files with shell script or bash script

Discussion in 'Linux Networking' started by altariamx2003, Nov 20, 2006.

  1. How can I do this????

    I have the file "lista.txt", and this file have the next information:
    This files exist in the same directory that "list.txt", I would like to
    copy this files to other directory

    Using Windows the batch file would be like this: for /f "tokens=*" %i
    in (list.txt) do copy "%i" destdir\

    How can I do something like that in REDHAT??

    Best Regards
    altariamx2003, Nov 20, 2006
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  2. altariamx2003

    David M Guest

    David M, Nov 20, 2006
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  3. altariamx2003

    C.J. Steele Guest

    for f in `cat lisa.txt`; do cp $f /dst/dir; done

    C.J. Steele, Nov 20, 2006
  4. altariamx2003

    Jiri Slaby Guest

    Not a good way if you have filenames with whitespaces in lista.txt.
    Jiri Slaby, Nov 20, 2006
  5. Jiri Slaby kirjoitti:
    How about
    # while read f ; do cp "$f" "/dst/dir" ; done < list.txt
    Jarmo Pussinen, Nov 23, 2006
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