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Re: RFS: patmv -- a bulk renaming tool

On Mon, Apr 26, 2004 at 11:17:17AM -0400, Jay Berkenbilt wrote:
> I'd like to request a sponsor for my "patmv" package.  patmv is a Perl
> script that can be used to do bulk renames on files based on a Perl
> expression ("pattern").  I've been using this script for about 10
> years, and it has a small following among current and former
> co-workers.  The idea was inspired by a short example that was
> included with perl 5.000 or one of its betas, but my script is an
> expansion on the original concept.

Can you clarify what the difference is between this script and the
'rename' script currently including in the Debian perl package?  All of
the examples you gave, as far as I can tell, would work just as well with
the 'rename' that is already in Debian.
Adam Kessel

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