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Date:      Sat, 6 Jan 2018 01:34:52 -0800
From:      Ultima <ultima1252@gmail.com>
To:        Victor Sudakov <vas@mpeks.tomsk.su>
Cc:        Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>, FreeBSD Mailing List <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Convert .flac and .ape to mp3
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ah, yeah sorry I didn't understand the problem.

find . -iname "*.ape" -exec echo \"{}\" \;

This should be a solution.

On Sat, Jan 6, 2018 at 12:55 AM, Victor Sudakov <vas@mpeks.tomsk.su> wrote:

> Ultima wrote:
> > > So eventually I will need to write a script to process all the *.ape
> > > files, probably with bchunk. Which brings the following question. If
> > > the file and directory names have spaces in them, a simple loop like
> > > this:
> > >
> > > #!/bin/sh
> > > for i in `find . -iname '*.ape'`
> > > do
> > >   do_something $i
> > > done
> > >
> > > breaks on spaces.
> > >
> > > What is the sh magic to handle such filenames?
>
> > do_something "$i"
>
> Nope, these quotes make no difference, they are too late.
>
> The problem is in the "for " line, it cannot differentiate spaces _in_
> filenames and _between_ filenames. Look:
>
> $ touch "this is a long file name.ape"
> $ ~/bin/ape2mp3.sh
> + find . -iname '*.ape'
> + echo ./this
> ./this
> + echo is
> is
> + echo a
> a
> + echo long
> long
> + echo file
> file
> + echo name.ape
> name.ape
> $
>
> I'm sure the solution exists, it must be a very common case.
>
>
> --
> Victor Sudakov,  VAS4-RIPE, VAS47-RIPN
> AS43859
>



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