On Sun, Aug 10, 2008 at 11:25 AM, john Moylan <john at nuatech.net> wrote:
> for i in `ls *.mp3`; do cut -d "_" -f2-; done
Just a note on the above; the "ls" is completely superfluous. The shell is
already expanding "*.mp3" to the list of all mp3 files in the current
directory; ls would only be necessary if you wanted to extract file
information other than the name.
for i in *.mp3; do .... done has the same effect as the above, but it avoids
launching a subprocess and the ls program.
You often see people writing stuff like 'ls *.bar' when 'echo *.bar' would
have exactly the same effect but would be considerably faster.
Colm Buckley / colm at tuatha.org / +353 87 2469146
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