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Arguments too long



'hatters,

prolly an easy question.

when i want to nuke a huge number of files in a given directory, i will usually use globbing, something like, 'rm *March*' 

sometimes, in directories with hundreds of thousands of files
i'll try a big glob rm and get an error like 'Arguments too long'.

What determines how long that argument list can be, and could it be temporarily changed for similar purposes?

tia
jon

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