Mon Dec 6 23:41:00 GMT 2004
On Mon, Dec 06, 2004 at 10:09:57PM +0000, fergus wrote:
>Upgraded today to findutils-4.2.10-1 and then it seems almost
>immediately to findutils-4.2.10-2.
The announcement for findutils states:
Subject: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: findutils-4.2.10-2
>I now find that moderately short lists of the style
> find <dirname> | xargs md5sum
> find <dirname> | xargs file
>etc die with "find: xargs: list too long". In the past (yesterday) such
>commands generated the required response even with exceptionally long
I was going to say "WJFFM" and point you to
http://cygwin.com/problems.html but then I remembered that I have my
/bin directory mounted with the -X option to squeeze that extra bit of
performance out of cygwin. When I remove that option, I do occasionally
get the error you reported.
I'll release a new version which fixes this problem, ASAP.
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