On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 11:19:49AM +0300, Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> On Tue, 15 Jul 2008 14:50:24 -0700, Gary Kline <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > thanks for this clarification!  until yesterday, whe you mmentioned
> > blanks[whitespace], as id a song title, i hadn't tought about songs
> > like "Not Ready to Make Nice.ogg" e.g.  I am not sure why these
> > players store the song in wav format without deleting the files, but
> > when my limited /tmp is full, certain aps fail mysteriously.  with a
> > fwdozen more line of code they could at least fail more gracefully.
> For those cases, we have find(1) and xargs(1):
>     #!/bin/sh
>     find /var/tmp -name '*.wav' -exec rm '{}' \+
> or
>     #!/bin/sh
>     find /var/tmp -name '*.wav' -print0 | xargs -0 rm
> Whitespace handling _is_ important in shell scripts, but it is also a
> good idea to entirely avoid having to handle with it when we can :-)
        well, by jove--er, Zeus:).  i never knew that find had a print0
        option.  it fputs the entire path, and then glues on the '\0'
        byte.   thank you very much , Giorgos.


        PS:  if a bunch of us ever get together and write a fbsd wiki,
             this has got to be in there!

  Gary Kline  [EMAIL PROTECTED]   www.thought.org  Public Service Unix
        http://jottings.thought.org   http://transfinite.thought.org

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