[linux-audio-user] ardour and mp3?

Adam Sampson ats at offog.org
Sun Feb 4 09:56:38 EST 2007


Brian Dunn <job17and9 at sbcglobal.net> writes:

> for i in `ls *.mp3`; do

That won't work if the filenames contain spaces (since the shell will
split ls's output on spaces), and it's needlessly inefficient. It's
better to say:

  for i in *.mp3; do

or if you really do want to use the output of a command, then:

  find . -name '*.mp3' | while read i; do

(Not supporting spaces in filenames in the modern world is silly --
particularly for music files! Newlines I'm less concerned about...)

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Adam Sampson <ats at offog.org>                         <http://offog.org/>


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