long command lines
Thu Jan 25 16:41:00 GMT 2001
Mike Schuster wrote:
> Problem: I couldn't figure out how to get very long command line
> arguments to work (~32k) (for example 'ls */*/*/*', if you have a lot of
> files on the disk).
> Question: Does anybody know if this
> a) a Windows problem,
> b) a cygwin problem,
> c) something that can easily be fixed by setting some parameter
> Thanks a lot for any help.
Well, most systems have a command line limit. Check out `man xargs'.
However, xargs may have limits also.
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