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bash: /bin/rm: Argument list too long


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#1 Prog

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Posted 20 August 2008 - 07:10 AM

I'm trying to delete the mail items in a directory but when I execute this command:

rm -rf *

I get this error:

bash: /bin/rm: Argument list too long


Anyone have any ideas how I can delete these files?
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#2 Tor

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Posted 21 August 2008 - 05:35 AM

What about just deleting the directory and then recreate it? Does that work?
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