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Hi,

FAT32 can't distinguish between upper and lowercase. You need to use an
intermediate filename to do so.
Take a look at lcra:
http://membled.com/work/apps/lcra/lcra-1.0.1/lcra
HTH

on 05/18/2006 12:40 Kyrre Nygard said the following:
> 
> Hello!
> 
> I have this nice renaming script here.
> It sanitizes badly named parts of files and folders.
> 
> But when I run it on my FAT32, dual boot transition partition (hehe), it
> causes
> my computer (Pentium 4, 3,2 GHz) to freeze. I vaguely remember seeing some
> message before it freezes saying "Locking from myself" or something like
> that,
> this is not recorded into /var/log/messages.
> 
> It is very annoying actually because to rename a bunch of files I first
> have to
> copy them to my UFS2 partition, run the script, and then copy them back
> to the
> FAT32 partition.
> 
> Does this problem sound familiar to anyone?
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> Anyway here is the script.
> 
> #!/usr/local/bin/bash
> #
> #   Rename files and folders in MP3 releases.
> #   $MERHABA: mp3_rename.sh,v 1.0 2007/11/11 15:09:05 kyrre Exp $
> #
> 
> if [ $1 ]; then mv="echo"; else mv="mv"; fi
> 
> function do_folders () {
> 
>     for old in *; do
> 
>         if [ -f "$old" ]; then do_files "$old"
>         elif [ -d "$old" ]; then
> 
>         new=`echo "$old" | tr "[:upper:]" "[:lower:]"`
>         new=`echo "$new" | sed -e "s/ /_/g" \
>             -e "s/)//g" \
>             -e "s/-(/-/g" \
>             -e "s/_(/-/g" \
>             -e "s/(//g" \
>             -e "s/_-_/-/g" \
>             -e "s/---*/-/g" \
>             -e "s/___*/-/g" \
>             -e "s/\./_/g" \
>             -e "s/,/-/g" \
>             -e "s/'//g" \
>             -e "s/___*/_/g" \
>             -e "s/_-/-/g" \
>             -e "s/-_/-/g" \
>             -e "s/&/and/g" \
>             -e "s/\([-_]\)ft[_-]/\1feat_/g" \
>             -e "s/\([-_]\)featuring[_-]/\1feat_/g" \
>             -e "s/[][]//g"`
> 
>         if [ "$old" != "$new" ]; then $mv "$old" "$new"; fi
> 
>         echo "Renaming $old"
> 
>         cd "$new"; do_folders "$new"; cd ..
> 
>         else echo "Directory invalid."; fi
> 
>     done
> }
> 
> function do_files () {
> 
>     old=$1
> 
>     new=`echo "$old" | tr "[:upper:]" "[:lower:]"`
> 
>     if [[ "$old" == *.* ]]; then
> 
>         extension=${new##*.}
>         new=${new%.*}
> 
>         new=`echo "$new" | sed -e "s/ /_/g" \
>             -e "s/)//g" \
>             -e "s/-(/-/g" \
>             -e "s/_(/-/g" \
>             -e "s/(//g" \
>             -e "s/_-_/-/g" \
>             -e "s/---*/-/g" \
>             -e "s/___*/-/g" \
>             -e "s/\./_/g" \
>             -e "s/,/-/g" \
>             -e "s/'//g" \
>             -e "s/___*/_/g" \
>             -e "s/_-/-/g" \
>             -e "s/-_/-/g" \
>             -e "s/\&/and/g" \
>             -e "s/\([-_]\)ft[_-]/\1feat_/g" \
>             -e "s/\([-_]\)featuring[_-]/\1feat_/g" \
>             -e "s/^\([0-9]\{2,3\}\)_/\1-/g" \
>             -e "s/[][]//g"`
> 
>         new=`echo "$new"."$extension"`
> 
>         $mv "$old" "$new"; fi
> }
> 
> do_folders .

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Mit freundlichem Gruß,
With best regards,

Simon Olofsson
http://olofsson.de

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