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Date:      Sat, 06 Jan 2018 12:44:40 +0100
From:      "Michael Ross" <gmx@ross.cx>
To:        Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>, "Victor Sudakov" <vas@mpeks.tomsk.su>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Convert .flac and .ape to mp3
Message-ID:  <op.zce38vcag7njmm@workstation>
In-Reply-To: <20180106063934.GA32231@admin.sibptus.transneft.ru>
References:  <20180104163421.GA15692@admin.sibptus.transneft.ru> <20180104175156.440fa0c2.freebsd@edvax.de> <20180106063934.GA32231@admin.sibptus.transneft.ru>

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Am .01.2018, 07:39 Uhr, schrieb Victor Sudakov <vas@mpeks.tomsk.su>:


> 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?
>

xargs, you may want to run a few conversions in parallel:

find . -iname '*.ape' -print0 | xargs -0 -I% -P<parallel_runs> convert %  
%.mp3



-- Michael



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