[clug] Bashism desired
kim.holburn at gmail.com
Tue Mar 12 06:27:47 MDT 2013
I rather like a perl script called prename. It only does rename/move but it's quite good at bulk rename/moves and uses perl regex.
On 2013/Mar/12, at 12:47 PM, Scott Ferguson wrote:
> I often wish there was way to reduce repetition within a single command
> run in Bash to save typing and reduce errors.
> Perhaps there is and it's so obvious I've forgotten/keep overlooking it :/
> 1. cp some_directory_path/some_file some_directory/some_file.variation
> 2. mv some_directory_path/some_file some_directory/some_otherfile
> Desired solution:-
> 1. cp some_directory_path/some_file $trick/some_file.variation
> 1. cp some_directory_path/some_file $trick/.variation
> 2. mv some_directory_path/some_file $trick/some_otherfile
> Anyone know a Bash shortcut for this?
> aliases are OK (if no other way)
> Kind regards
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