[PD-dev] renaming core help files to the standard name

Miller Puckette mpuckett at man104-1.ucsd.edu
Sat May 21 06:36:29 CEST 2005

Good idea... I've updated my copy, and thanks for the 'sed' magic.
Note also pd/extra, some of whose subdirs also have "help" files in them.

I'll hold off on checking the new version in until the CVS repository "main"
branch starts showing the *-help.pd names...


On Fri, May 20, 2005 at 11:18:05PM -0400, Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
> I would like to rename the Pd core help files in CVS so that they 
> conform to the naming convention *-help.pd.  Currently, they are in the 
> deprecated format help-*.pd.  There are two ways for this to happen: 
> add and remove the files from CVS, or put in a support request to 
> sourceforge to have them rename them in CVS.  The later option is 
> preferred because then the CVS history is preserved. 
> This script will rename the files for you if you run it in pd/doc: 
> #------------ 
> #!/bin/sh 
> for helpfile in help-*.pd ; do 
>    mv "$helpfile" "`echo $helpfile | sed 
> 's/^help\-\(.*\)\.pd$/\1-help.pd/'`" 
> done 
> #------------ 
> Once we agree to this, I'll put in the SourceForge support request.  It 
> generally takes them less than a week to fulfill such requests. 
> .hc 
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