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[SLUG] spaces in filenames - bash scripting problem


The scrip works as long as there are no blanks.... unfortunately there
are lots of blanks in both directories and filenames. Can anyone tell me
what i should be doing?

#!/bin/bash
# takes the first 3 chars of each directory and
# prepends it to the file names in that directory.

#cd /home/david/Desktop/musicbyalbum
cd /home/david/test
for x in $(ls)
do
        y=$(echo $x | cut -c -3)
        for z in $(ls $x)
        do
                mv $x/$z $x/$y$z
        done
done