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troubleshooting Question

Shell script to parse and delete files

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gaurav sharma asked on
LinuxShell Scripting
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Have two dir's Dir_A and Dir_B

===Directory A has the below files


====Text file(list.txt) has something like (name of files in Dir_A)


Shell Script that will delete all of the files in Dir_A except the ones in the list.txt

Parameters to the shell script

Parameter 1: Path to list.txt file with list of file names
Parameter 2: Path to top level directory(Dir_A) where the files exist.

Call to the script :  

Test_parse.sh path/to/Dir_A path/to/list.txt

The above script should delete all of the scripts in Dir_A except the ones in the list.txt and

Copy the all the Contents to Dir_B