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Large Directory Stucture

Posted on 2003-12-11
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I have a large directory structure that I need to split into small enough structures so that they can be burned to DVD.

Does anyone know of a program or script that would do that for me?  Needs to run on Panther.
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by:weed
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Large directory structure? You mean you have a bunch of files in a folder and you need them split across a DVD?
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by:lpenrod
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100's of GB's of data.  Many files and many folders.
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Youre going to split a couple hundred GIGS across DVDs? You know thats gonna take well over 22 DVDs right? Does the data on the DVD have to be standalone or can it be a segmented data file spread across the DVDs?
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I understand that it will require many DVDs.  The data needs to be standalone.  Directories can be split across DVDs, but not files.
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by:weed
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Well, nothing is gonna do that for you automatically. Retrospect would create an archive file and split it across the discs but you'd need retrospect to reopen them and if i recall right files get split across the discs. So I think youll have to do it manually.
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I was hoping that someone would know how to write a script.
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Thadir earned 500 total points
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Ok thare will always be a bit of manual labor here. But here are some tools that can help you:

http://poweronsoftware.com/download/dlFiles.asp

This program has to option to see the size of a directory and split it up in to a size you want (I dont know if it will split up the filez as well.)

http://www.kaisakura.com/thehotfolder.html

This tool gives you the option to make a burn directory you drop and drag your direcotry's and files in to it and it will start burning them for ya.

I hope this helps you and this are tools you were looking for

Regards,
Thadir


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by:lpenrod
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Thanks, I will check them out!
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I never really tried these.  I passed the info on to the people I was working with.
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