Cut off the message a bit later and you will see that using a '+' to terminate
the exec primitive emulates xargs behavior:

thanks. i didn't know that

On Saturday 30 May 2009 14:12:50 Mel Flynn wrote:
I use + rather then ; so that one
invocation for grep is done whenever maxarglen is hit (like if you used
xargs(1)), rather then one grep per file.


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