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Old 11-27-2006, 08:55 PM   #1
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Change file extentions in a directory tree

I'm tying to pipe two commands in order to change .htm files to .html
in a directory tree. Both commands work separately but not when piped.

1st find /root/Desktop/Cisco -name *.htm

2nd rename .htm .html *.htm

[me@box Cisco]# find /root/Desktop/Cisco -name *.htm | rename .htm .html *.htm

rename: renaming *.htm to *.html failed: No such file or directory
[me@box Cisco]#

Old 11-27-2006, 09:13 PM   #2
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Did you try
find /root/Desktop/Cisco -name *.htm -exec rename .htm .html '{}' \;
Old 11-27-2006, 09:22 PM   #3
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Perfect, Thank you


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