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14.12 Batch execution

It is possible to call functions from the command line. This shell script calls org-babel-tangle on every one of its arguments.

Be sure to adjust the paths to fit your system.

     # -*- mode: shell-script -*-
     # tangle files with org-mode
     # wrap each argument in the code required to call tangle on it
     for i in $@; do
         FILES="$FILES \"$i\""
     emacs -Q --batch \
     --eval "(progn
     (add-to-list 'load-path (expand-file-name \"~/src/org/lisp/\"))
     (add-to-list 'load-path (expand-file-name \"~/src/org/contrib/lisp/\" t))
     (require 'org)(require 'org-exp)(require 'ob)(require 'ob-tangle)
     (mapc (lambda (file)
            (find-file (expand-file-name file \"$DIR\"))
            (kill-buffer)) '($FILES)))" 2>&1 |grep tangled