On Wed, May 23, 2001 at 05:51:40AM -0500, Storms of Perfection wrote:
> gary@trouble:~$ rm -rf /home/gary/public_html/mrtg/david/
> Display all 2275 possibilities? (y or n)
> gary@trouble:~$ rm -rf /home/gary/public_html/mrtg/david/*
> bash: /bin/rm: Argument list too long
> Is this a bug with rm? I've never come accross this on -CURRENT or -STABLE 
> for that matter..

No.  It's a safety feature to prevent your shell from using too much
memory to do the globbing you asked for (the "*").  This has nothing
whatsoever to do with rm(1).


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