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

From: Pippijn van Steenhoven
Subject: Re: execvp: /bin/sh: Argument list too long
Date: Mon, 8 Nov 2010 21:23:52 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

On Mon, Nov 08, 2010 at 03:03:59PM -0500, Paul Smith wrote:
> 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.

Ah, I'm using 3.81.

Pippijn van Steenhoven

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