Argument List too Long

I have a script and that run every month, In the script it has a mv
command and that moves about 35000 files from one directory to other
directory. In one system it is working but in other system I am
getting "Argument List too Long" error message.

mv* ../$directory2/ cannot work.

I can try with "find $directory -type f -name '*' -exec mv {}
$directory2/. \;" but I am not sure it will work and it will take
time to do the testing through script modification.

It is running RHEL 5.1, patching may solve the problem. But I cannot
patch this server soon.

Any one can help about this ?

Sanjay Chakraborty

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