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    SubjectRe: Argument list too long: out of environment space
    Hi,

    On Thu, 2 Mar 2000, Stuart Inglis wrote:

    > I have 9600 files in a directory and have troubles processing them. I
    > thought it was a bash problem but Chet Ramey kindly informed me that
    > it's a Linux kernel limitation.

    xargs is your friend -- kernel will always have some limit and
    applications have to be prepared for it


    Leos Bitto


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