Renaming Files on Hoary

Stephen R Laniel steve at laniels.org
Tue Jun 14 21:41:24 UTC 2005


On Tue, Jun 14, 2005 at 05:24:18PM -0400, Stephen R Laniel wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 14, 2005 at 10:09:30PM +0100, Tony Arnold wrote:
> > find . -name '*.JPG' -exec mv {} `cat {} | sed -e 's/\.JPG/.jpg/'` \;
> I think you meant 'echo' where you wrote 'cat' above.

Also, I think that the '-exec' argument to 'find' is a bad
design decision; xargs is less of a hack.

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