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Data Grep 0403-027 The parameter list is too long.

Hi there
I get this error message when I try to do a basic grep. Does anyone have any ideas what is wrong. Thanks
0403-027 The parameter list is too long.
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Old 10-11-2002
When you do ls also you may get the same message

try

ls -l|awk {'print $9'}|xargs -t -I{} grep "pattern" {}

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