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ls command

From: Rich
Subject: ls command
Date: Mon, 07 Jun 2004 13:18:50 -0300


I have come accross what seems to be a bug with the ls command.  It only
happens in directories over a few thousand entries.

For example, the directory I am testing has roughly 7,000 files.  We
tried using:

ls *_* 

This produces a failure, [Too Many Arguments].

These all work fine:
ls -altr
ls -1

I tried other commands like find, tail, and grep. All work fine.
        find . -name "*_*" -exec ls -l {} \;
        tail *_*
        grep "DATA ERROR" *_*

BTW, the *_* produces ~4,300 files out of 7,000.

Not sure if others have seen this type of failure.

Rich Jones

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