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Transfer File-Modified-Dates between two directories with different structures.

ericnyc1000 Posts: 1
edited January 2017 in New to Linux

All I needed was to reorganize files in a directory. So I changed the directory structure and redistributed the files.

Unfortunately, this changed all file ModifiedDates to the current date (cuz it was done on android). Here's how I plan to restore the original dates.

For each file in ReorganizedDir, find file with same name in OriginalDir and transfer its ModifiedDate.

As regards code, looping through ReorganizedDir and OriginalDir may require a FIND command or nested FOR-LOOP.  Then I can use TOUCH to transfer dates.

Suggestions?  Thanks.  Eric


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