nuno alexandre <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

> I quote:
> "Batch mode is slow. Its not really a practical replacement for tools
> like ImageMagick or NetPBM when it comes to large scale image
> conversions or similar. At least not without writing some very clever
> scripts. 
> The problem with this approach is that gimp/script-fu has no built in
> procedures to itterate though a list of images. So you cant easily tell
> gimp to load up *.jpg and run predator.scm on them, at least not without
> it taking a _long_ time.
> So you could write a shell script to fire up gimp in batch mode for each
> image, but that starts a new gimp for every image. And gimp startup time
> is very very slow, especially if you plan to repeat ir a few hndred
> times."
> src: http://adrian.gimp.org/batch/batch-7.html

That page is old and what's said there isn't true any longer.
gimp/script-fu has a way to easily iterate over all image files that
match a file glob pattern. The Batch Mode tutorial on gimp.org
explains how to do this.

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