on Jul 17 01:27, i got this from Dima...
> parv <email@example.com> writes:
> > ...but since freebsd's xargs doesn't support anything like gnu xargs' '-i'
> Yes it does. Here's an excerpt from xargs(1):
> -J replstr
> If this option is specified, xargs will use the data read from
> standard input to replace the first occurrence of replstr instead
> of appending that data after all other arguments. This option
> /bin/ls -1d [A-Z]* | xargs -J  cp -rp  destdir
> It's not compatible with -i, but it would've served your purpose.
not over here. here is the synopsis from man page:
xargs [-0] [-t] [-n number [-x]] [-s size] [utility [argument ...]]
may be it was been added after i made the world (before jun 24, 2001).
so, do you like word games or scrabble?
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