[Pdx-pm] command line question

Andrew Savige ajsavige at yahoo.com.au
Mon Jul 12 22:40:22 CDT 2004

Eric Wilhelm wrote:
> Did you want it to recurse?  If so, see:
> find -name "* *" -exec <read manual>.

Or, if using GNU find/xargs:
  find . -name '* *' -print0 | xargs -0 command
which, avoiding all those forks, is a lot faster (the GNU-special
-print0 copes with spaces and other funny characters in filenames).


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