On Wed, 2008-10-01 at 09:45 -0400, Chris Snook wrote:
Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-10-01 at 02:03 +0000, Mike -- EMAIL IGNORED wrote:
>> On my FC7 box I wrote a bash script that my daughter
>> wants to run on her MAC. I know nothing of the MAC.
>> Would this work? BTW, the script is essentially a
>> for loop that renames files.
> MacOS is Unix (BSD) with a lot of stuff on top, so yes it will work,
> except for bugs in the script of course. For example, does it handle
> filenames with spaces in them?
For added fun, HFS+ is case-preserving, rather than case-sensitive, by default.
If you're not careful, this can do bad things, as I learned when I used fink
to install libwww-perl, and /usr/bin/HEAD wiped out /usr/bin/head.
Yes, I'd forgotten that subtlety.