5

Shell script to backup directories

view full story
linux-howto

http://unix.stackexchange.com – I'm running eclipse on windows and would like to automatically backup my src direcories for all my projects. I installed cygwin and tried to make a simple backup script but I am having trouble properly specifying the destination filename. The backups should be in the current directory.directory of the script. #!/bin/bash for f in /cygdrive/c/Documents\ and\ Settings/USERNAME/My\ Documents/Eclipse\ Workspace/* do echo "in folder \"$f\"" cp -a "$f"/src/ ./????.bak done I would like ???? to be the project folder (not the absolute path). Thanks. (HowTos)