rmdir limitation to 3192 directories

genonceaux@orc.fr genonceaux@orc.fr
Fri Aug 24 14:04:00 GMT 2012

Windows Server 2k3 R2 SP2 32 bits
Cygwin 1.7.16-1

$ /bin/find.exe --version
find (GNU findutils) 4.5.9
Packaged by Cygwin (4.5.9-2)

$ /bin/rmdir.exe --version
rmdir (GNU coreutils) 8.15
Paquet réalisé par Cygwin (8.15-1)

I try to delete empty directories with this command : "/bin/find /path 
-depth -type d -empty -execdir rmdir \{\} \;"

If the number of empty directories to remove greater than 3192, I have the 
following message for the directories to remove remaining :
"Bad file descriptor"


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