Re: Dumb little utilities
On Tue, Sep 03, 2002 at 01:02:20PM -0600, J. Scott Edwards wrote:
> On Wed, 28 Aug 2002 Romain Lerallut wrote:
> > Thus spake J. Scott Edwards on Tue, Aug 27, 2002 at 09:59:28PM -0600:
> > > file renamer (that can change case).
> > Just asking: anything that mmv can't do ?
> (I guess that you meant 'mv'?)
There really is something called 'mmv'. Check the package by the same
> Anyway, it's similar to the 'rename' command that someone else mentioned.
> It renames multiple files like converting all the files in a directory
> from upper to lower case
mmv \* \#l1
> or changing the extension of the *.c files to *.x.
mmv \*.c \#1.x
The ';' character on the left-hand side can be used to recurse through
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]