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Thursday, June 08, 2006

How to delete 50,000 files in Solaris?

If I try simple
rm *.gz
, when there's 50,000 *.gz file, it will say "argument's too long".

So, this command works:
find . -name "*.gz" -exec rm {} \;

Thanks to Gopala for a tip!

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