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Old 03-26-2004, 01:42 PM   #1
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Forward slashes in filenames. Convert from 2f to Colon

I'm pulling files from a CD on a Mac over to Linux through Netatalk. When I do, the / in the filename is converted to a 2f (2f is hex for / ) . Is there anything that Samba or Netatalk can do to convert the 2f to a hyphen on the fly? I saw an option called "mangled map" for Samba, but I couldn't figure it out. Is there some kind of program that will look at a filename, see the 2f and convert it to a hypen? Any solution would be good.
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Search filenames for specific characters

How can I search a filename 2f and replace it with 2d? These hex values will replace a / with a - . Is there a program available to search filenames?
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You mean replace occurrences of the character sequences 2f in a filename for files that exist on your hard drive? I don't know samba or netaralk way but

If so, if

filename=the name of a file with lots of 2f in it

You could incorprate

mv $filename ${filename//2f/-} # replace the - with whatever you want

into a simple script, anyway that's one way if I've understood right.


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