lowercasing file names
chuckh at sent.com
Mon Jun 14 06:02:45 EDT 2004
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Just curious: what happens if there are collisions? i.e., if the
lower cased name already exists?
On Sun, 13 Jun 2004, Joseph C. Lininger wrote:
> Ya I tried that, and it works fine unless the directory name has a space in
> it. I can even make it work for file names if not for that.
> Joseph C. Lininger
> jbahm at pcdesk.net
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> Subject: Re: lowercasing file names
> > At 10:54 AM 14/06/2004, Joseph C. Lininger wrote:
> >>Hi all,
> >>I've got a directory structure which contains some uppercase characters in
> >>the file names. I would like to lowercase every character in the name.
> >>Does anyone know of a quick and easy way to do this? I could write a
> >>little program to walk through the directory structure and take care of
> >>it, but I'd rather not go to the trouble if there is already something out
> >>there that can do it.
> > I had a few bash scripts written for this purpose, but have since either
> > lost them or deleted them.
> > I guess you could try something like the following, this is for
> > directories only.
> > # for dir in `find ./ -type d`; do mv "$dir" `echo "$dir" | tr '[A-Z]'
> > '[a-z]'`; done
> > hth
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