quickie

William Rowden rowdenw at eskimo.com
Mon May 22 21:14:21 PDT 2000


As long as we're suggesting interesting ways of doing this, here's
one:

ls | sed 's/\(.*\)/\1 \1.png/' | xargs -n2 mv

This meets the original desire to use one line and pipes.

Today, A. Racine wrote:

> This one only fits your description if you allow for semicolons.

[snip]

> $ mkdir /tmp/flarf ; cp * /tmp/flarf ; mv -f -b -S .png

> /tmp/flarf/* . ; rm -f *[^.png] ; rmdir /tmp/flarf ; rm -f png


I don't think those `mv` options are very portable to other *nixes,
however.
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