Seems like it had done its duty, anyway, you mean to substitute
# *** THIS CODE DELETES THE STRAY JPG FILES
find "$fulldir" -maxdepth 1 -type f -print | xargs -0 rm -f $filemask
I know, very *newbie* question, but that's what I'm right now I understood? Or do I need an extra | like
Originally Posted by drs305
... I am a bit confused about "|" ! Is it a "simple" && ?
find $fulldir -type f -print | sed 's/[^ ][^ ]*/"&/' | sed 's/$/"/g' | rm -f $filemask
You are substituting [ ^][ ^]* with "&\ and $ with "/g ? Could you explain ?
Oh, by the way, just read xargs man and here's the intersting part
Doesn't it say it should already work as is? I'd like to understand, thanks for your help mate!
Because Unix filenames can contain blanks and newlines, this default
behaviour is often problematic; filenames containing blanks and/or new‐
lines are incorrectly processed by xargs. In these situations it is
better to use the ‘-0’ option, which prevents such problems. When
using this option you will need to ensure that the program which pro‐
duces the input for xargs also uses a null character as a separator.
If that program is GNU find for example, the ‘-print0’ option does this