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 using find to move files
Author: Dan Langille 
Date:   14-03-02 20:36

When you have a large number of files, you can't use mv *:

$ mv * ..
bash: /bin/mv: Argument list too long

You have passed the upper limit.

But you can use find:

$ find . -name "output.*.xml" -exec mv {} .. \;

Remember that \ or you'll get this error:

$ find . -name "output.*.xml" -exec mv {} .. ;
find: -exec: no terminating ";"

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