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[Discuss] xargs guide

On Fri, Jul 31, 2015 at 10:47 PM, Daniel Hagerty <hag at> wrote:
>     Newer find programs directly support this idiom with
> find . -exec foo {} +

| xargs has advantages over -exec.
+ Can take multiple files per exec if supported, e.g. 'rm', massively
reducing the exec() overhead.
+ can work with sources of filenames other than find

Bill Ricker
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