cvs commit: src/etc/periodic/security 100.chksetuid

Ceri Davies ceri at
Sat Feb 2 06:53:24 PST 2008

On Sat, Feb 02, 2008 at 12:27:38PM +0000, Dag-Erling Smorgrav wrote:
> des         2008-02-02 12:27:38 UTC
>   FreeBSD src repository
>   Modified files:
>     etc/periodic/security 100.chksetuid 
>   Log:
>   Rewrite to consume significantly less memory, by using find -s instead of
>   find | sort.  As a bonus, this simplifies the logic considerably.  Also
>   remove the bogus "overruning the args to ls" comment and the corresponding
>   "-n 20" argument to xargs; the whole point with xargs is precisely that it
>   knows how large the argument list can safely get.

Why use xargs at all?  The "-exec ls -liTd {} +" primary would do the
same thing.

That must be wonderful!  I don't understand it at all.
                                                  -- Moliere
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