[rt-users] RT cli tool diffculty with bulk steal

Ram ram0502 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 11 14:26:42 EST 2013


`xargs -L 1`  - yep that worked like  charm!
thanks Jaye,
ram



On Mon, Nov 11, 2013 at 11:01 AM, Jaye Mathisen <mrcpu at lilpantry.com> wrote:

> ./rt -i ls owner=usera | sed -e 's/ticket\///' | xargs -L 1 ./rt steal
>
> or somesuch should get you close.
>
> Might have to check your documentation for xargs to tell it how to only
> run 1 command at a time, I think it varies between linux and BSD.
>
>
>
> On 11/11/2013 10:54 AM, Ram wrote:
>
>> I am looking to change the owner of 3000 tickets from usera to userb. It
>> seems that ./rt take|untake|steal does not accept a request to read ids
>> from <stdin> - that is this doesn't work:
>> ./rt -i ls owner=usera | ./rt steal -
>>
>> The first problem is that steal|take|untake doesn't like the explicit
>> notation ticket/ticket_id but rather prefers just a ticket_id. That's easy
>> enough to work around - just nuke "ticket/". The issue around not like "-"
>> indicating take parameters from <stdin> is more of a hassle.
>>
>> Suggestions?
>>
>> thanks
>>
>>
> --
> Jaye Mathisen, Lil Pantry
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