group-by-date: Shell command for grouping files by dates into folders

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This program is intended for grouping photography images by date into a hierarchy of date related folders.

If you have a folder of photographies, say photos, you may run

group-by-date -r photos

The program will emit a Bash script like this one:

mkdir -p 2017/2017-06/2017-06-28 && mv photos/0001.jpeg 2017/2017-06/2017-06-28
mkdir -p 2017/2017-06/2017-06-28 && mv photos/0002.jpeg 2017/2017-06/2017-06-28
mkdir -p 2017/2017-06/2017-06-28 && mv photos/0003.jpeg 2017/2017-06/2017-06-28

You can inspect the script and if you like it, you can run it:

group-by-date -r photos | bash

If you want a different command, say copying with preservation of modification time, you can call

group-by-date --command='cp -p' -r photos

Alternatively, you can run the actions immediately, that is, without a Bash script:

group-by-date --mode=move -r photos
group-by-date --mode=copy -r photos

You can also change the target directory structure using the --format option. You can list all options and default values using --help.

Attention: Media for photographies is often formatted with FAT. This may yield trouble with respect to timezones.

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Versions 0.0, 0.0.1, 0.1, 0.1.0.1, 0.1.0.2, 0.1.0.3, 0.1.0.3, 0.1.0.4
Change log None available
Dependencies base (>=3 && <5), explicit-exception (==0.1.*), filemanip (>=0.3.5 && <0.4), hsshellscript (>=3.1.0 && <3.5), pathtype (==0.8.*), time (>=1.5 && <1.10), transformers (>=0.2 && <0.6), unix-compat (>=0.3 && <0.6), utility-ht (>=0.0.1 && <0.1) [details]
License BSD-3-Clause
Author Henning Thielemann <haskell@henning-thielemann.de>
Maintainer Henning Thielemann <haskell@henning-thielemann.de>
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Home page http://hub.darcs.net/thielema/group-by-date/
Source repo this: darcs get http://hub.darcs.net/thielema/group-by-date/ --tag 0.1.0.3
head: darcs get http://hub.darcs.net/thielema/group-by-date/
Uploaded by HenningThielemann at 2019-06-04T16:37:01Z

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