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Re: bash: /bin/ls: Argument list too long



On Tue, 2002-12-10 at 09:40, Steven W. Orr wrote:
> On Tue, 10 Dec 2002, Adam Cormany wrote:
> 
> =>I have a directory called Pictures. Inside it is 8059
> =>.jpg images. If I'm sitting inside the Pictures
> =>directory, I can `ls -l *.jpg|wc -l` with no problem,
...
> [BTW, wc -l is meaningless on a binart file. I assume you meant to say
> wc -c]

No, he meant 'wc -l'.  He was counting the number of files, not the
lines in each.  Look at the command he gave again.






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