[ubuntu-uk] rsync chgrp problem - advice, please?
matthew at truthisfreedom.org.uk
Thu Jun 7 08:22:22 BST 2007
On Thu, 07 Jun 2007 08:18:51 +0100, luxxius <luxxius at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Tony Arnold wrote:
>> for i in `find /home/diana/music -group diana` ; do chgrp root $i &&
>> chmod 644 $i; done
>> (should be all on one line, excuse the wrap)
> Tony / Matthew / Robert >>> Many thanks for your quick and very helpful
> I've tried Tony's one-liner, which would work a treat with orthodox file
> names. Sadly, a lot of mine are from CD rips, and contain spaces. So
> the suggested script gags on the un-escaped spaces. Rats!
> Looks like I may have to do them by hand after all.
> Thanks ever so much for the ideas, though, as I now know about 300%
> about how to do this than I did a couple of hours ago. What a great list!
There's a way of replacing the spaces, converting all the filenames to lowercase etc on a wiki somewhere.
I'll try and track it down...
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