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Copy files by date title

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Andrew DoadesFlag for United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland asked on
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Hi,

I need a ruby script that will copy files from one place to another by the date in the filename.

What I have is files 'File_server_full_2010070200.7z'

The problem is I also have other files named differently, so I need to run this against all files that are like

"File_%_FULL_20100702%.7z"

Is this possible? Can anyone help!
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