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Re: convert-ly question

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: convert-ly question
Date: Fri, 16 May 2014 20:54:42 +0200
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Tim McNamara <address@hidden> writes:

> Is there a syntax for running convert-ly on a directory without having
> to cd into the directory and invoking
>        convert-ly -e *.ly
> There doesn’t seem to be a recursive option.  Since I’ve got .ly files
> in 158 different directories it’d be really nice to be able to batch
> update them with something like:
>      convert-ly -e -r *.ly
> instead of having to cd in to 158 directories by hand.  Maybe there is
> good reason for convert-ly not having this capability.

find -name "*.ly" -exec convert-ly -e {} \;

is how one would likely do it under POSIXy systems.

David Kastrup

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