Use the apply command when you need a quick and easy way of running a command for a set of parameters.
In my article “Skip the Script and try the apply Command,” I discussed the apply command, which runs a command on a set of parameters in much the same way as a for loop. After I wrote that article, a number of experienced AIX people told me they’d never heard of the apply command before. So to help you get more familiar with it, in this article I’ll walk through a few examples of situations in which apply might come in handy. Link Up This first example is taken ...
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