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bug#43657: rm does not delete files

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: bug#43657: rm does not delete files
Date: Sun, 27 Sep 2020 15:54:19 -0700
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On 9/27/20 1:00 PM, Amit Rao wrote:
rm /path/*

does not delete files if there are a lot (say 2000) of them in a single

What does the command do instead?

There is a limit as to how many arguments you can pass to 'rm'. If that's what you ran into, it's a problem with your kernel or your shell, not with 'rm'.

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