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dos2unix recursively

Terminal - dos2unix recursively
find . -type f -exec dos2unix {} +
2009-08-28 08:44:11
User: pavanlimo
Functions: find
dos2unix recursively


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You haven't specified a result file, so should use:

find . -type f -exec dos2unix {} {} \;

Also this command assumes that you only have text files in your directory

Comment by sharfah 291 weeks and 4 days ago

the version of dos2unix on my ubuntu system operates on the files in place, so you only need one {} and can invoke dos2unix on many files at once, which is way more efficient:

find . -type f -exec dos2unix {} +
Comment by bwoodacre 291 weeks and 3 days ago


On my RHEL, this command works perfectly fine.

So the following is not relevant to me,

find . -type f -exec dos2unix {} {} \;


However I agree the following is much more efficient:

find . -type f -exec dos2unix {} +

Thanks bwoodacre.

I am going to edit my command with this enhancement, so the readers are benefited.

Comment by pavanlimo 291 weeks and 3 days ago

Your point of view

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