Extract all 7zip files in current directory taking filename spaces into account

for file in *.7z; do 7zr e "$file"; done

2010-01-22 18:42:20

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for is a bah idea for executing commands on multiple files if one of more contain space in filename.
pepin · 625 weeks and 6 days ago
You're wrong. My command properly handles filenames with spaces.
jmcantrell · 625 weeks and 6 days ago
These alternative commands are so amazingly pointless and stupid that I'm not surprised that mine got downvoted.
jmcantrell · 625 weeks and 6 days ago
What jmcantrell failed to mention is that his version properly handles filenames with spaces due to the use of quotes around $file. I'm pretty sure that's the reason that pepin missed...
bwoodacre · 625 weeks and 5 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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