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Re: convert-ly question

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: convert-ly question
Date: Sat, 17 May 2014 18:32:33 +0200
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Tim McNamara <address@hidden> writes:

> On May 16, 2014, at 1:54 PM, David Kastrup <address@hidden> wrote:
>> 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.
> Thanks, although when I run this I get:
> find: illegal option -- n
> usage: find [-H | -L | -P] [-EXdsx] [-f path] path ... [expression]
>            find [-H | -L | -P] [-EXdsx] -f path [path ...] [expression]
> This is on a Mac using bash as the shell.

Huh.  That does not look like POSIX find.

David Kastrup

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