[Bug 493] New: xargs does not support {}

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Wed Jul 29 11:20:48 UTC 2009


           Summary: xargs does not support {}
           Product: Busybox
           Version: 1.13.x
          Platform: Other
        OS/Version: Linux
            Status: NEW
          Severity: enhancement
          Priority: P5
         Component: Standard Compliance
        AssignedTo: unassigned at busybox.net
        ReportedBy: fraterbugzilla at hetemail.com
                CC: busybox-cvs at busybox.net
   Estimated Hours: 0.0

xargs (or find -exec) does not support the {} or the -I option.
It is therefore not possible to use it when the command you need to execute
takes options that come behind the arguments.

The find command becomes much less powerfull for this reason.

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