Jackie 'business-first' Cook wrote:
[ ... plot to murder innocent xargs command ... ]

Please don't.  I use this on a daily basis.  It is a much faster
way to use find than "exec", since it doesn't require a billion
instances of "grep".

> As a replacement for the 'functionality' present in xargs(1), I propose
> implementing arbitrary length argument list passing right in the operating
> system.

I would like to see how you propose to do this without making
the kernel stack arbirarily large... and hacking up every shell,
perl, mush, etc..

-- Terry

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