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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
The following command to replace text in place in multiple files in a directory is tripping up on filename spaces (Windows environment). I really don't know Perl.
find '\\server\directory' | xargs perl -pi -e 's/textA/textB/g'Mike (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: Michael Stora
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have files with filenames as below.
SGM Daily Sales Email-en-us-05312012.xlwa
I want to rename it in .xls. I am writing a script to change this, as there can be multiple files in subfolders.
I have the following script.
for oldfile in $(find... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: mac4rfree
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
In following code
find LOG_DIR -type f | while read filename; do echo $filename; done
I want to precede each white space encountered in filename with \ so that when i use $filename for running some commands in do...done,it wont give me an error.
will appreciate ur help in this.... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: ajaypadvi
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have written a script to run ddrescue on a list of files.
# A script to rescue data recursively using ddrescue.
srcDir=/damaged/hdd/movies/ #the source directory
desDir=/new/hdd/movies/ #the destination directory... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: colsinc
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hello I canīt find an answer to my problem.
I am trying to tar some files with spaces
/var/installer/GUI user Plugin
tar -czvf /tmp/files.tar.gz... (14 Replies)
Discussion started by: Lusen
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am having difficulties writing an ftp script to retrieve a file via get using a variable name to pass the file name.
I know the name of the file I am going to retrieve, this file name has embedded spaces and punctuation in the name itself.
If I interactively use the get and I... (10 Replies)
Discussion started by: gio001
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a Folder (myfile) which contain the following files:
Is there a sed command(s) that will loop through this folder
and remove the spaces that exists in the filename?
Any help would be... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: Fishn
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a text file containing files in a directory structure i.e.
/project/hr/raw/jcpdatav/jcpjoiners200507... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: mr_crosby
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am having difficulty copying files from one dir to another due to a space in the names of the file with an extension .rtf
There are a group of files and the command am using is
cp `ls -rt /wlblive/home/whiops/ops/RTFs/*.rtf|head -20` /wlblive/home/jamshed
Since the files are... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: jamshedj
10. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am trouble parsing through a file with spaces in the filename. I need to grab "supportIDPS/SCM/windows_install/file groups/dds.fgl" and then do a md5sum on it. I am using sh.
Any help is appreciated.
Here is an example of the input file:
7eedbc9f7902bf4c1878d9e571addf9a ... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: jekl5