[Israel.pm] multi move script
marthag at MIT.EDU
Mon Aug 23 01:49:13 PDT 2004
At 20:12 22/08/2004 +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
usage: mvr [-n|-i] [-u|-l] RE replacement file ...
File rename utility, where `RE' is substituted by `replacement'
in each file name, sed(1) style. Asks before each file to be
renamed. Reports back on files that did not match the RE conditions.
Beware that both strings (`RE' and `replacement') may need to be
Options are: -n don't ask, just log to standard output
-i ask for each file to be renamed (the default)
-u make filenames uppercase
-l make filenames lowercase
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