On 30Jan2007 16:43, Steve Friedman <[email protected]> wrote: | Note, that find also solves another problem: namely, that if the globbing | generates a line length beyond the max for bash (in either the for or the | concatenation), then the script will fail. This won't happen with find. That's pretty big. Note that the for loop is _not_ subject to the command line exec argument length limit, because no program is being exec()ed. -- Cameron Simpson <[email protected]> DoD#743 http://www.cskk.ezoshosting.com/cs/ "How do you know I'm Mad?" asked Alice. "You must be," said the Cat, "or you wouldn't have come here."