[linux-elitists] Re: Which Linux distribution is the most powerful?

The Robber Of Zork robber@zork.net
Sat Jul 3 16:03:06 PDT 2004

On Sat, 2004-07-03 at 22:02, Sean Neakums wrote:

> If it's saying "argument list too long" or somesuch, you need xargs.

That was the complaint.

> $ find /usr/ports -name DESCR -print | xargs grep '[Pp]owerful' | wc -l

Ok. For FreeBSD 4.10 we have:

> ls -lR /usr/ports | grep pkg-descr |wc -l

> find /usr/ports/ -name pkg-descr -print | xargs grep '[Pp]owerful' |wc

...giving FreeBSD a 2.5% power rating. 


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