find . -type f -exec dos2unix {} +

dos2unix recursively

By: pavanlimo
2009-08-28 08:44:11

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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
sharfah · 455 weeks and 5 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 {} +
bwoodacre · 455 weeks and 4 days ago
@sharfah On my RHEL, this command works perfectly fine. So the following is not relevant to me, find . -type f -exec dos2unix {} {} \; @bwoodacre 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.
pavanlimo · 455 weeks and 4 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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