On Tue, Apr 03, 2001 at 12:50:29PM -0500, Stephen_Reilly at dell.com wrote:
> >How about something like
> >find -type f -print | while read file
> > function_name $file
>> simple e.g.
> [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 $file new_file
> cp: './f: No such file or directory
> cp: i: No such file or directory
> cp: l: No such file or directory
> cp: e': No such file or directory
> [root at caolan tmp]# *profanity snipped*
cp "$file" new_file
and it should work. The quotes will keep it all together as one argument to cp,
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