[ubuntu-uk] rsync chgrp problem - advice, please?

Matthew Macdonald-Wallace 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:
> <snip>
>> 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
> replies.
> 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!
> --
> Diana

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...

Matthew Macdonald-Wallace
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