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I'm looking to copy files from subdirectories that match this pattern

vendor/plugin/*/tasks/*.rake

into a folder

lib/tasks

I think that this could be done several ways, but wanted to see if a guru could come up with something slick! Thanks in advance :-)

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Sounds pretty easy:

cp vendor/plugin/*/tasks/*.rake lib/tasks

Or if the first * should match a whole subtree, use something like:

find vendor/plugin -path "*/tasks/*.rake" -exec cp "{}" lib/tasks +
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