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Old 01-11-2003, 11:55 PM   #1
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Help with a linux utility


Anyone know how to make unix2dos convert all files in a folder recursively?

I have one directory that has may sub-dirs and then some sub-dirs below those. But I want to covert all files from the main dir down.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
 
Old 01-12-2003, 06:53 AM   #2
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find <thisdir> -type f | while read i; do unix2dos ${i}; done
 
Old 01-12-2003, 12:40 PM   #3
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My god man you're a genius!!

How in the world did you ever come up with that!!

Works like a charm!

Thank you very much.

Now, one more question.


How can I run this from a shell script and it not hang in limbo.

unix2dos $1

I have a script that holds the path and file name in the variable $1 and I want to run unix2dos on that one file from with in the script, but when I use what I have above unix2dos never finishes it just sort hangs in limbo and never completes.

Thanks again for the other info.

Last edited by Ripper951; 01-12-2003 at 12:46 PM.
 
Old 01-12-2003, 12:42 PM   #4
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your should be you're
 
Old 01-12-2003, 12:46 PM   #5
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Haha

Well thats real helpful.

What are you the spelling patrol.

Why even post something as stupid as that cause I misspelled a word.

Some people!
 
Old 01-12-2003, 01:23 PM   #6
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just kidding around.

maybe it's my need for more coffee this morning or maybe being married to an editor of a magazine. maybe it's because my engrish usage is so horrible. who knows. but it was ment(sp) to be taken lightly. take it as you will, it is you're decision
 
Old 01-12-2003, 02:00 PM   #7
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How in the world did you ever come up with that!!
well no disrespect to UnSpawn (he could wipe the floor with any day round these parts) but it's a pretty simple issue... if you think that's impressive just wait...
 
  


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