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Re: "find" feature request

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: "find" feature request
Date: Tue, 3 Oct 2000 12:53:44 +0900 (JST)

Adam Tomjack <address@hidden> writes:
> From a users standpoint, this is an absurdly complicated command and
> it would have been much easier if the -printf option affected the
> expansion of "{}" or if there were a new option ( say -eprintf )
> separate from -printf that would affect the "{}"

Just use -printf and pipe the result into `sh', e.g.

   find /tmp -printf "mv %p %h/Yorg-%f\n" | sh -v

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