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Loop over files found using 'find' (works with filenames that contain spaces)

Terminal - Loop over files found using 'find' (works with filenames that contain spaces)
find -name 'foo*' | while read i; do echo "$i"; done
2010-07-16 15:35:27
User: imgx64
Functions: echo find read
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Loop over files found using 'find' (works with filenames that contain spaces)

Replace the echo command with whatever commands you want.

'read' reads a line from stdin and places the text in the variable, the stdin of the while loop comes from the find command.

Note that with simple commands, an easier way is using the '-exec' option of find. My command is useful if you want to execute multiple commands in the loop.

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Comment by xakon 319 weeks and 2 days ago

Why not using the xargs(1) instead of the while loop?

find -name 'foo*' | xargs echo
Comment by xakon 319 weeks and 2 days ago

Read the description. The last phrase says: My command is useful if you want to execute multiple commands in the loop.

Comment by imgx64 319 weeks and 1 day ago

Your point of view

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