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[OCLUG-Tech] Re: ps2pdf and xargs

I wanted to convert all the ps files in a directory, so

ls *.ps | xargs ps2pdf

but got the "usage" msg from ps2pdf. Tried a few alternative
with no joy and finally wrote a perl script that does a nice
job (available on request). However, I'd like to know why
xargs doesn't work here.

J C Nash

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