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Re: Problems processing file list


From: Paul Jarc
Subject: Re: Problems processing file list
Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2002 19:03:33 -0500
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Misbah Qidwai <address@hidden> wrote:
> I need help trying to process a file list that contains filenames
> which have escaped-spaces in the filename.

This list is about bugs/development of bash.  For help with writing
scripts, go to news:comp.unix.shell.  You'll find more help there.

> files=`ls -b .`
> for file in $files

You probably want to use something like "for file in *", and then use
double quotes around $file to protect it from word-splitting.


paul



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