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Re: intent to package mrename

On Tue, Aug 08, 2000 at 09:19:21AM +0100, Andrew Stribblehill wrote:
> Quoting Dr. Guenter Bechly <GBechly@gmx.de>:
> > Hi,
> > I intend to package mrename (aka Mass Rename 1.2)
> <snip>
> There seem to be two different ways (in potato, at least) to do
> this. Either: use mmv:
>   mmv 'abc*.*' 'abc#2.#1'
> or use the Perl script (from perl-5.005):
>   rename 's/\.(.*)\.(.*)/.$2.$1' abc*
> Is there a genuine need for a third way?

And there are at least two dozens scripting languages in potato,
3 napsters, half dozen mp3 players, a dozen of shells and
as many windows managers. :-)

One more package doesn't make things any worse.

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