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RE: desperate situation with $(shell ... :(

From: Mark Galeck (CW)
Subject: RE: desperate situation with $(shell ... :(
Date: Sat, 26 Feb 2011 20:21:18 -0800

>cmd.exe is limited to 8K characters on its command line.  Could that be the 
>reason for the problem?

Yes that's the very reason why I am doing it the way I am doing it, otherwise, 
I would just echo the whole variable value at once and be done with, but I 
can't since the whole variable value $(very_long_list), all the words in it, 
are far longer than 8K.  

> I can tell you that the words in very long list
> $(foreach item, $(very_long_list), $(shell echo $(item)>>foobar.txt))

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