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Re: Automatic way of applying the same command to a bunch of files



On 9/20/06, Paul Smith <phhs80 gmail com> wrote:
> > $ for i in *.wav; do sox "$i" -r 44100 "output_$i"; done
>
> Yow nice one!  Never knew for could do that directly.  When I lack
> knowledge, I know it is time for a dirty hack.
>
> for i in `ls *\ * | tr ' ' \|` ; do j=`echo $i | tr \| ' '` ; sox "$j"
> -r 44100 "output_$j"; done

Almost there! It does not work, for example, in the following case:

12\ Missa\ brevis\ in\ G,\ KV\ 140App,\ C1.\ 12\ Agnus\ Dei.wav

Perhaps the best strategy is to eliminate all '\' and then use "$i".
However, I do not know how to implement it.

Paul


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