Top Forums Shell Programming and Scripting Having trouble with find rename jpg command Post 302880203 by RavinderSingh13 on Wednesday 18th of December 2013 04:23:01 AM
Old 12-18-2013

Could you please try the following code.

a=`find . -name "*.jpg"`
set -A array $a
for i in ${array[@]}
file_name=`basename $i`
echo $file_name
new_name=`echo $file_name"_m"`
cp "$file_name" "$new_name"

Hope this may help you.

NOTE: kindly use cp -p to copy the files in same permissions.

R. Singh

Last edited by RavinderSingh13; 12-18-2013 at 06:35 AM.. Reason: mentioning the use for cp -p command

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realpath(3X)															      realpath(3X)

realpath - resolve pathname SYNOPSIS
The function derives, from the pathname pointed to by file_name, an absolute pathname that names the same file, whose resolution does not involve or symbolic links. The generated pathname is stored, up to a maximum of bytes, in the buffer pointed to by resolved_name. RETURN VALUE
On successful completion, returns a pointer to the resolved name. Otherwise, returns a null pointer and sets errno to indicate the error, and the contents of the buffer pointed to by resolved_name are undefined. ERRORS
The function will fail if: Read or search permission was denied for a component of file_name. Either the file_name or resolved_name argument is a null pointer. An error occurred while reading from the file system. Too many symbolic links were encountered in resolving path. The file_name argument is longer than or a pathname component is longer than A component of file_name does not name an existing file or file_name points to an empty string. A component of the path prefix is not a directory. The function may fail if: Pathname resolution of a symbolic link produced an intermediate result whose length exceeds Insufficient storage space is available. SEE ALSO
sysconf(2), getcwd(3C), thread_safety(5), glossary(9), <stdlib.h>. CHANGE HISTORY
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