use the list of files stored in a text file and process it

Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Thu Sep 30 14:43:00 GMT 2010

On 9/30/2010 9:37 AM, SJ Wright wrote:
> I know one of the trip-ups I often have if I spend any time away from a
> L/Unix environment has to do with the "mv" command: I often forget that it
> prefers absolute paths from root folders (or in the case of Cygwin, virtual
> ones taken as real) or dot-dot-slash relative path syntax to just
> "/god-directory/" or what-have-you. Many other commands, particularly ls and
> ln -s, are likewise "particular about their paths."

That's a sweeping statement without any supporting data.  I guess all I
can say is that my experience doesn't coincide with your statements.

Larry Hall                    
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A: Yes.
> Q: Are you sure?
>> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
>>> Q: Why is top posting annoying in email?

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