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Re: Command line length on Win2000

From: Manu
Subject: Re: Command line length on Win2000
Date: Mon, 12 May 2003 21:23:41 +0200

Geoffrey Tam wrote:

> I am running into command line length problems on Win2000 when running
> gmake. On Win98, I used as my shell, and could use roughly 120
> characters in my make commands. On Win2000, this has been reduced to about
> 96 characters. Are there any shells out there that will greatly expand from
> 120 the number of characters I can use in my make commands? I am currently
> running version 3.76.1 of the make utility.

Maybe you should upgrade to 3.79.1 or 3.80. Also, if make can find "sh.exe" in 
PATH environment variable, it will use it instead of COMSPEC.
You can get Amol's zsh or UnixUtils' sh.exe, then place "sh.exe" in any 
add that directory to your PATH, you shouln't have such limitations then.


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