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Wednesday March 14, 2007
12:33 AM

The hell you sed

[ #32680 ]

Just to be perverse, I'll post my little cli sed program ... written to snag a couple much-liked fonts from the FONTS directory of one of my MS Windows machines, so I can use it on GNU/Linux.
ls -1 \ /cdv/c/winnt/fonts/{Min,Myr}*.[Tt][Tt][Ff] | sed -n '{s^\(.\+\)\.ttf$^\1^;h;s^ ^_^g;s:.\+/\([^/]\+\):./\1.ttf:;x;s:\n: :g;s: :\\ :g;s:$:.ttf:;G;s:\n: :g;p;s:.*::;h}' | xargs -L 1 install -vm 0664

Isn't that beautiful? ;-P