long string using find and "-exec ls -ls" to find part-of filename

Parv parv at pair.com
Mon Jun 30 21:44:44 UTC 2014

in message <20140630230316.44ec3257.freebsd at edvax.de>,
wrote Polytropon thusly...
> On Sun, 29 Jun 2014 23:40:44 -0700, Gary Kline wrote:
> >     ANYWAY, the thing learned tonight is that it's *XARGS* <cmd>
> >     instead of -exec abcfubarCmd.
> Allow me to add one little reminder:
> When using xargs, usually _one_ program will be executed
> with a command line containing _all_ results of the find
> command. If you want to run a program on _each_ of the
> results, this is the typical sh solution:
>       find ... | while read F; do
>               somecommand $F
>       done

If only one command to be run for each file, then xargs can be used
with "-n" option to specify "the maximum number of arguments taken
from standard input for each invocation" ...

  find ... | xargs -n 1 command ...


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