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Re: execvp: /bin/sh: Argument list too long

From: Paul Smith
Subject: Re: execvp: /bin/sh: Argument list too long
Date: Mon, 8 Nov 2010 15:03:59 -0500

On Mon, 2010-11-08 at 21:01 +0100, Pippijn van Steenhoven wrote:
> I am root on my (Linux) system and I set the stack size to unlimited.
> The libtool macro reported a few billion (or something other really
> large) for maximum argument list length, bash also agreed (it easily
> executed the "distdir" target when copied into a bash script), but
> make doesn't.

What version of GNU make are you using?  There was an issue in GNU make
3.81 related to setting stack limits, that I believe is resolved in GNU
make 3.82.  I can't recall the details.

You might try that if you're not already using it.

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