Bug 158979 - xargs -L <max_lines> not accepted
xargs -L <max_lines> not accepted
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: findutils (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2005-05-27 09:41 EDT by Jonathan Wakely
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Description Jonathan Wakely 2005-05-27 09:41:38 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux x86_64; en-US; rv:1.7.8) Gecko/20050513 Fedora/1.0.4-1.3.1 Firefox/1.0.4

Description of problem:
xargs doesn't recognise the -L option

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Steps to Reproduce:
[redi@morion ~]$ xargs -L
xargs: invalid option -- L
Usage: xargs [-0prtx] [-E eof-str] [-e[eof-str]] [-I replace-str]
       [-i[replace-str]] [-L max-lines] [-l[max-lines]] [-n max-args]
       [-s max-chars] [-P max-procs] [--null] [--eof[=eof-str]]
       [--replace[=replace-str]] [--max-lines[=max-lines]] [--interactive]
       [--max-chars=max-chars] [--verbose] [--exit] [--max-procs=max-procs]
       [--max-args=max-args] [--no-run-if-empty] [--version] [--help]
       [command [initial-arguments]]

Report bugs to <bug-findutils@gnu.org>.

Additional info:

This looks similar to Bug 147595

Is the only option to use the rawhide version or wait for FC4 ?
Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2005-05-27 10:08:09 EDT
FC4 isn't so far away:


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