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Re: LYNX-DEV Re: treelynx

From: Klaus Weide
Subject: Re: LYNX-DEV Re: treelynx
Date: Wed, 30 Apr 1997 19:36:41 -0500 (CDT)

On Wed, 30 Apr 1997, David Combs wrote:

> > I have found the treelynx feature of lynx very useful. I have a question
> > you can probably answer: the files downloaded with treelink are given 
> > names with the following format, as you probably know:
> > 
> > 
> > lnk00000000.dat, lnk00000001.dat... and so on.
> > 
> > Then I cannot download these files on my PC which still runs under windows 3
> > unless I rename all the "long-named" files, manually and one at a time in 
> > my unix environment.
> > Is there a way to rename automatically and with progressive numbers the 
> > files?

[ David's way ]

Here's another way, but it may depend on which shell is being used:

  for f in lnk000*.dat;do echo mv -i $f lnk${f#lnk000};done

The "echo" is just for testing, remove it to actually *do* the "mv"...
Also this removes just three 0's.  Modify as needed.


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