abcde ripping to mp3 and ogg using different folders

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Fri Nov 25 14:54:48 GMT 2005

Don't top-post, please.

"Dave" <dmehler26 at> writes:

> Hi,
>     What abcde does is first rips the files to wav then encodes them
> to the indicated format. What i've got mine doing is encoding to both
> .mp3 and .ogg, now it places the files in the same folder, only with
> different extensions .mp3 and .ogg respectively. What i'd like is to
> keep the mp3's where they are and to create the same folder as the
> mp3's are in with a .ogg extension and put the .ogg files in
> there. I'm a bit new to shell scripting, can you get me pointed in the
> right direction?

Off the top of my head:

cd $targetDirectory
mkdir -p ../ogg
for fil in *.ogg ; do mv $fil ../ogg/. ; done

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