From: Stephen_Reilly at domain dell.com
Date: Wed 19 Jun 2002 - 12:25:16 IST
>> if you don't want to use --exec, use xargs
>Nah, use the "| while read; do <operation> $REPLY; done" that Brian
>Foster was using. Less prone to breakage when the files contain
>whitespace in their names
xargs does not break with whitespace in filenames. People simply don't know
how to read man pages and apply the logic therein to real life situations.
Null delimit the input file list and use xargs -0. That way even really
strange characters in filenames will just be treated as literal.
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