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# 1  
Old 08-02-2015
Saving files with file name as output

Hi,

i need help with a file creation of an output program. I've got a program that with #find creates an output for each files in a directory.

If i give this command :

Code:
-o spec$(date -u +%Y%m%dt%H%M)

it creates just one file, overwriting all the others since it is the creation date . What is the correct sintax to create an output with the related input file? -o is an option inside the program.

Code:
find /*.wav -exec xxx {}  -o spec-$(date -u +%Y%m%dt%H%M)  \;

Thanks

Regards
# 2  
Old 08-02-2015
Let me understand here.


Hmm.

Code:
[ -d /spec ]  || mkdir /spec
find /*.wav | 
while read fname 
do
    xxx $fname  -o /spec/spec-${fname}-$(date -u +%Y%m%dt%H%M)  
done

I added the /spec thing to prevent littering up the / directory.
You should remove it if it is not needed.

Will this give the correct output?
This User Gave Thanks to jim mcnamara For This Post:
# 3  
Old 08-03-2015
Yup it works like a charm , thanks mcnamara

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