[SATLUG] xargs guide

Steve Litt slitt at troubleshooters.com
Wed Jul 29 20:45:24 CDT 2015


Hi all,

xargs is a gender-changer type program that adapts one program's stdout
to the next program's command line arguments. It's extremely handy for
shell scripting, but it can be tricky. I've written a short guide for
xargs that shows how to get around the usual xargs landmines:

http://www.troubleshooters.com/linux/xargs.htm

Hope you like it.

SteveT

Steve Litt 
July 2015 featured book: Rapid Learning for the 21st Century
http://www.troubleshooters.com/rl21


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