[CentOS] ls and rm: "argument list too long"

MHR mhullrich at gmail.com
Fri Oct 24 17:23:15 UTC 2008


On Fri, Oct 24, 2008 at 9:31 AM, Bill Campbell <centos at celestial.com> wrote:
>
>
> Programming to the lowest common denominator may not feel sexy,
> but it can prevent many headaches in the future.  I spent quite a
> bit of time many years ago getting a large FORTRAN system working
> that had been written on a system that use 7 character variable
> names where standard FORTRAN only permitted 6 (it was amazing how
> many of the variable names differed only in the 7th character).
> While this would be relatively easy to deal with today, it was a
> bitch when all programs were on 80-column punch cards.
>

Okay, now you're officially old.

(Like me.)

mhr


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