[svlug] Re: [svlug]how to copy a bunch of "." files?

Jeffrey B. Siegal jbs at quiotix.com
Sun May 7 09:52:36 PDT 2000


dfox at belvdere.vip.best.com wrote:
> I get it now. Thanks. Is it arbitrary how many filenames get passed
> to xargs at a time, then?

It isn't the number passed to xargs, it is the number passed by xargs to
grep (or whatever).  You can control this with xargs options like -n.





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