Re: HAR HAR HAR Linux Oracle guys sit too close to Windows Oracle Guys

  • From: "Jared Still" <jkstill@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: shrekdba@xxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 10 Jun 2006 09:57:13 -0700

On 6/10/06, bill thater <shrekdba@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

find is your friend.;-)  and just what's wrong with -exec anyway?  it
was hard to write, it should be hard to understand.;-)

It isn't the syntax that prevents me from using it.

It is the absymal performance. -exec forks a shell
for every line output by find.  It is incredibly slow.

Jared Still
Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist

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