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Re: [Help-bash] Multiple double quoted expansions

From: Chris F.A. Johnson
Subject: Re: [Help-bash] Multiple double quoted expansions
Date: Sun, 1 May 2016 01:44:06 -0400 (EDT)
User-agent: Alpine 2.10 (DEB 1266 2009-07-14)

On Wed, 27 Apr 2016, David Niklas wrote:

Today I typed into my terminal (">" changed to "<"):

% for i in *.pcx; do
<   convert "$i" "$(basename $i .pcx).png";
< done

This worked well, but all the filenames contained no embedded spaces
or anything else. So my question is, how would I redo this to make
it handle nastier filenames?

   Quote $i:

convert "$i" "$(basename "$i" .pcx).png";

Chris F.A. Johnson, <>

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