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Re: rename command

From: Erik Auerswald
Subject: Re: rename command
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2011 09:21:24 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)


On Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 05:26:48PM +0100, Pádraig Brady wrote:
> On 27/06/11 10:11, Sami Kerola wrote:
> > 
> > I have been lately making some util-linux patches and while doing
> > so I found rename command.
> > [...]
> I've never used rename actually, instead using find | sed | sh
> in the rare times I've had to do something like this.
> I find that easier and more general, for lower casing etc.
> That is a process per file though.

FWIW, I usually use the rename perl script as distributed by Debian with
the perl package (because it is available, convenient and works well).

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