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Re^3: Finding and sorting files in massive file directory

by MidLifeXis (Monsignor)
on Jan 21, 2013 at 13:12 UTC ( #1014441=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Finding and sorting files in massive file directory
in thread Finding and sorting files in massive file directory

See the xargs command. It can help with breaking apart large command lines.

find . -type f -name b\* -depth -2 | xargs $command_that_can_be_run_mu +ltiple_times

Update: added example.

--MidLifeXis


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