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This text has been written while solving my own undeletion problems that I had some time ago. I was about to move some directories from one disk to another. The problem was that the extra disk went corrupted directly after the move for some reason.
So I wanted to get the moved directories back from my original disk. There were totally about 40000 files to recover and I did not feel very much like to search and rename each one of them by hand.
I wanted to get back the whole structure of directories. The same situation would have appeared if I had made an rm -rf to those directories.