python 2.7.12 on Linux behaving differently than on Windows

BartC bc at freeuk.com
Wed Dec 7 19:34:01 EST 2016


On 07/12/2016 23:35, Steve D'Aprano wrote:
> On Thu, 8 Dec 2016 02:19 am, BartC wrote:
>
>> On 07/12/2016 14:34, Steve D'Aprano wrote:
> [...]
>>> I don't know why you are so hung up over the number of characters here,
>>> or this bogeyman of "one million files" in a directory.
>>
>> Because /you/ brought it up as a reason why 'globbing' would help when
>> there are command limits?
>
> I did?
>
> I don't remember saying any such thing. Citation required.

In the part you snipped:

On 07/12/2016 05:15, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
 > On Wednesday 07 December 2016 12:55, BartC wrote:
 >
 >> But even Linux's 128KB will fill [fail?] if someone wanted a command 
line that
 >> listed 20,000 files individually. But it would be spectacularly bad use
 >> of a command line interface which was designed for humans.
 >
 > That's EXACTLY the point of having the shell do globbing.

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Bartc


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