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I was wondering how to file all directories that match a string and then if found, copy a file from root to that directory.

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find some/dir -type d -name foo.42 -exec cp somefile {} \;
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thanks so much! saved me a lot of time. i really appreciate it. – Scott Yu - Front-End UX Apr 22 '11 at 8:57

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