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The following command creates in the /usr/project directory, a copy of the current working directory structure:

find . -type d -print|sed 's@^\.\{0,1\}@/usr/project@' | sed 's/ /\\ /' | xargs mkdir -p


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This could be simplified a bit:

find . -type d -print | cpio -pudmv /usr/project

That accomplishes the same thing with no string manipulation required.
Posted 2009-12-11 14:22:43

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