Replace spaces in a file with hyphens

sed -i 's/ /-/g' *

By: j_melis
2010-10-21 10:06:48

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This command would replace all spaces IN THE CONTENTS of the file with hyphens. I'm assuming we're actually trying to change the filename, not the file contents...
SuperFly · 574 weeks and 2 days ago
oh, you're right, sorry about that! I misunderstood the point of the command!
j_melis · 574 weeks and 2 days ago
Yeah, you actually wrote something that did what it said, as opposed to the other one. What were you thinking?
TheMightyBuzzard · 574 weeks and 1 day 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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