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

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: desperate situation with $(shell ... :(
Date: Sun, 27 Feb 2011 19:41:36 +0200

> From: "Mark Galeck (CW)" <address@hidden>
> CC: "address@hidden" <address@hidden>
> 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.  

How long is the list?

Can you show the relevant recipe (a.k.a. rule) from the Makefile which
uses this `foreach' line?

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