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mackowiakp 07-11-2020 06:01 AM

Filenames with spaces usin as variable
I have to do the same change in more than 1500 files (video files). In addition, I have a list of these files I have in a single text file. However, the names of these files contain spaces. How can I make these changes to the loop, something like the following shell script. My shell is /bin/sh and not bash. Someone can help me?


while read p; do
  echo $p #does not display properly video file name
  #My action using $p variable with spaces
done <./files.txt

tinfoil3d 07-11-2020 06:12 AM


echo "$p"
, you must enclose it in double-quotes

syg00 07-11-2020 06:17 AM

I know you're not using ls, but have a read of this.

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