[OpenAFS] number of files

Derek Atkins warlord@MIT.EDU
Mon, 05 Nov 2007 23:21:10 -0500

Quoting Ron Croonenberg <ronc@depauw.edu>:

> Hello,
> I have a cluster that mounts OpenAFS volumes. That all seems to work.
> Things is that I have an MPI app that creates quite a few (a lot
> actually) files. After I was done and wanted to delete those files I
> got: -bash: /bin/rm: Argument list too long
> Nothing wrong AFS wise, but made me wonder. How many files does a
> directory on an OpenAFS volume "hold" ?

This has nothing to do with AFS and everything to do with your
bash line-length limits.  Maybe try something like:

  rm -ri .

> Ron


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