[SATLUG] xargs guide

Chris Hudson chrishudson at gmail.com
Thu Jul 30 16:06:43 CDT 2015


Nice write-up, well done.

 --Chris


On Wed, Jul 29, 2015 at 8:45 PM, Steve Litt <slitt at troubleshooters.com>
wrote:

> 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
>
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