attn linux crew-- arg list too long for find.

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  1. crazybenf

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    directory has a few hundred thousand files in it. (out of control recordings dir.. cleaning up mess from idiot admin)

    normally when tar fails from list too long, i'll use find to create a file list then tar from that. (which is what I need to do here)

    Find can't handle the args though.

    help me porkroast. :o
     
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    figured it out with xargs.

    man i'm a fucking noob today.
     

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