> Hi Guys,
>> I have a bit of a problem and I was wondering if anyone out there
> would be able to help.
> Basically, I wasn't to copy a whole bunch of files from a whole
> bunch of directories into
> one final directory. Essentially I have about 1000 folders, each
> of which contains 100
> files (50 each of two file types *.scf and *.ab1) which I am
> endeavouring to move to another
> folder. obviously using
> cp ./*/*.scf ./final_folder
> doesn't work as there are two many arguments. I've tried a
> variety of xargs commands
> too but have had no success so far. If anyone has any suggestions
find . -name \*.scf -o -name \*.ab1 | xargs cp --target ./final_folder
cp's --target-directory option was added to make it xargs-friendly.
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