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Re: deleting coma in a large number of files


From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: deleting coma in a large number of files
Date: Sat, 21 Jul 2007 16:16:27 -0600
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According to Timothee on 7/20/2007 12:22 PM:
> Hello,
> as said in the title, I have suppress all comas in a lot of text files
> located in the same directory, all having the same name but with a different
> number at the end (year1, year2, year3, ...).

You weren't clear whether the commas you wanted to remove were inside the
files' contents (in which case, the Bob's answer of using sed is better),
or in the file names.  If the latter, then a mass renaming can be done as
follows:

for f in *,; do mv $f ${f%%,}; done

- --
Don't work too hard, make some time for fun as well!

Eric Blake             address@hidden
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