>How about something like
>find -type f -print | while read file
> function_name $file
First off thanks a lot for looking at this. Hmmm the above does
seems to work for certain commands as function_name. It doesn't however like
it when I try using cp. The function in question is in another script which
is included at the head of this one. What it basically does is checks the
file, crc, filesize etc etc then copies it elsewhere and checks it against
the original. It takes the filename and destination as arguements.
Wait a second, I should still be able to pass them one by one to the
function with this. It still has a problem with trailing spaces though. Ok
the filenames are being passed correctly to the function it's now down to cp
not liking them.
[root at caolan tmp]# file='\'./f\ i\ l\ e\'
[root at caolan tmp]# echo $file
'./f i l e'
[root at caolan tmp]# ls './f i l e'
./f i l e
[root at caolan tmp]# cp $file new_file
cp: './f: No such file or directory
cp: i: No such file or directory
cp: l: No such file or directory
cp: e': No such file or directory
[root at caolan tmp]# *profanity snipped*
>It seems to work fine for me (even with files with spaces)
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