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[bug #19660] compilation failure on cygwin

From: Eric Blake
Subject: [bug #19660] compilation failure on cygwin
Date: Sat, 21 Apr 2007 23:13:34 +0000
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                 Summary: compilation failure on cygwin
                 Project: findutils
            Submitted by: ericb
            Submitted on: Saturday 04/21/2007 at 17:13
                Category: xargs
                Severity: 3 - Normal
              Item Group: Compilation Failure
                  Status: Confirmed
                 Privacy: Public
             Assigned to: None
         Originator Name: Eric Blake
        Originator Email: address@hidden
             Open/Closed: Open
         Discussion Lock: Any
                 Release: 4.3.4
           Fixed Release: None



POSIX does not require LINE_MAX (if left undefined, it implies that no tool
has an inherent maximum line size).  Cygwin does not define it, and as a
result, xargs fails to compile out of the box.

Attaching a patch:

2007-04-21  Eric Blake  <address@hidden>

        * xargs/xargs.c (main): Don't assume LINE_MAX exists.


File Attachments:

Date: Saturday 04/21/2007 at 17:13  Name: findutils.patch4  Size: 463B   By:



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