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Old 12-22-2003, 07:12 PM   #1
computera
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sed or awk question - replace caps with small letters


want to run a command on a directory, to change all file names in capital letters to small caps..

any suggestions?

much thanks
 
Old 12-30-2003, 04:39 AM   #2
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You could do it with a simple script like:

files=`ls|grep [A-Z]`
for i in $files
do
mv $i `echo $i | tr [A-Z] [a-z]`
done

# Mind the backquotes!!!!

If you put an 'echo' command before the 'mv' command you will see what will actually happen:
echo mv $i `echo $i | tr [A-Z] [a-z]`
 
  


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