Consider that there are countless number of files under /src/ cp /src/* /dst/ How many files cp will successfully process?
How can I stream data to a program that expects to read data from a file that is given as a argument?
I have a huge gzipped file and I want a program (4s-import in this case) to read it. It takes a lot of time to first unzip the file and then call the program with the path to the file as an argument. ...
I am trying to find how to log a specific instantiation of rrdtool to see whether the path it is receiving is incorrect. I know I could wrap the executable in a shell script that would log the ...
Following ARG_MAX, maximum length of arguments for a new process it seems like ARG_MAX is wrongly (or at least ambiguously) defined on my Mac Mini 3,1 running Ubuntu 12.04: $ getconf ARG_MAX # ...
I am trying to understand info who but completly fail at the term »non-option argument«. Can someone please explain this term to me in simple words or an example? UPDATE: from ' info who' ...
I was under the impression that the maximum length of a single argument was not the problem here so much as the total size of the overall argument array plus the size of the environment, which is ...
I want to handle filenames as arguments in a bash script in a cleaner, more flexible way, taking 0, 1, or 2 arguments for input and output filenames. when args = 0, read from stdin, write to stdout ...