>Tony Lawrence typed (on Mon, Jul 21, 2003 at 02:48:30PM +0000):
>| Arkeos <bigbrotheranonymat.org> wrote:
>| >I need a script that convert Uppercasse in Lowercasse all files in a
>| >directorie. But whitout converting the extention.
>| >An exemple :
>| >ABCDE.zYx becomes abcde.zYx
>| >I'm using CSH but I can use other shell.
>| Well, that's your major problem. Csh is an awful shell. If you must
>| use anything like that at all (and personally I cannot imagine why
>| you would), at least use tcsh. But unless you just cannot get
>| out of csh's awful habits, I'd strongly recommend switching to
>| ksh or bash. Csh and its clones are used by two kinds of people:
>| those who were unfortunate enough to have been exposed to it
>| early on and just don't want to make the effort to learn something
>| else (and who can blame them?) and wannabees who have the very mistaken
>| impression that it's "cool". It ain't cool: it's clumsy, broken,
>| and a major pita. The historical rationale was that it was good
>| for users because of its history ability, which sh lacked. Other
>| than that, it was (and is) an inferior shell. Since bash and ksh
>| have more than adequate history AND retain and expand the superior
>| scripting of sh, anyone not hopelessly habituated to csh semantics
>| should use one of those.