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1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am trying to find a file name with .sh exention from a list of .dat files inside a directory.
find /app/folder1/* -name '*.dat'| xargs grep '.sh'
ksh: /usr/local/bin/find: arg list too long
Please help me finding the command.
Thanks (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: tkhan9
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
Help. I have a file that contains a list of users in a file. I want to cat the content of the file and feed it into sed to a preformated report. The error I got is "ksh: /usr/bin/sed: arg list too long" My method below.
sed "s#USERLIST#$B#" FILE2 >... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: Zenwork
3. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am using IBM AIX unix version 126.96.36.199.
In a directory there are many files with different patterns.
When I am trying to execute the command, ls -l with the file pattern, which have fewer files it gives the desired result. However when I am trying to execute the same command for file pattern,... (2 Replies)
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4. Shell Programming and Scripting
when i run the command below in a directory which contains too
many files i got the error: ksh: /bin/grep: arg list too long
how can i handle this problem? (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: gfhgfnhhn
5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I get this error :
execvp:ar:Arg list too long
when i am trying to link the .obj files created on unix box.
Any resolution to this?
Mohit (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: mohitp
6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
echo dirname/filename* | xargs ls -t
As a substitute doesn't give the results desired when I exceed the buffer size. I still want the files listed in chronological order, unfortunately xargs releases the names piecemeal...does anyone have any ideas? :( (4 Replies)
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7. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
Does anyone have a solution for arg list too long error.
I have got this from the web but I fail to make any sense out of it
enc (8 Replies)
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8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have more than 1000 files in a folder and when ever i use a "compress" or "zcat" command it give error
/bin/zcat: Arg list too long. .
any solution for this :o (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: muneebr
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
We have a heck of a lot of files in a particular directory and I need to search through all of them to find a list of all files containing particular text strings...one being a date and the other being the name of the report that is printed on the files.....
I've tried the... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: kingo
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I do ls -l ABC*, I get arg list too long message. This will not happen if ABC* has small no of files I believe 4000 files is limit. Any way of avoiding this.
I even tried like this
for i in `ls -l ABC*`
Any solution would be great.
I am on HP-UX... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: vingupta