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Old 08-12-2010
use internal function with find command


I need to use a function in the find command to do some process on the file. I'm trying:
funcname(){ ... }
find ./ -name "*" -exec funcname {} \;

But somehow this is not working. I don't want to have a separate script for whatever processing the function does. I want to have both the function and the find command in the same script.

Is there anyway I can put both of them in the same script.


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Old 08-12-2010
-exec of find and xargs expect an executable, a command, not a shell script function afaik. So maybe you assign the output of the find to some variable and hand it over as positional parameter for your function instead.

        echo "This is it: $*"

VAR=`find . -type f -print`

myfunc $VAR

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