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Re: [Help-bash] Multiple double quoted expansions

From: Stephane Chazelas
Subject: Re: [Help-bash] Multiple double quoted expansions
Date: Tue, 3 May 2016 14:51:40 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

2016-05-01 08:14:47 +0300, Pierre Gaston:
> convert "$i" "${i%pcx}png";
> for extra safety you can use:
> for i in ./*.pcx
> this can avoid trouble with filenames starting with eg -

For imagemagick convert, that also helps for filenames that
contain ":"s.

For instance:

convert gif:a.pcx gif:a.png

would create a gif file called a.png instead of a png file
called gif:a.png

convert ./gif:a.pcx ./gif:a.png

would be OK.


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