[Israel.pm] multi move script

Gaal Yahas gaal at forum2.org
Sun Aug 22 15:29:25 PDT 2004

On Sun, Aug 22, 2004 at 08:12:28PM +0300, Shlomi Bakish wrote:
> Does anyone have or know of a script that enables doing mv with 
> wildcards  in unix (similar to dos move) ?
> I'm sure someone already wrote it before, as this is a very useful 
> command, and I was very supprised to see
> that unix don't support what dos supported for years before.
> for example :
> mv    try_*.txt    work_*.txt

Larry Wall wrote a 'rename' script that is bundled with some versions of
perl (ActivePerl?). You can find a modernized version here:


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