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Re: type errors, command length limits, and Awk (was: portability of xar
Re: type errors, command length limits, and Awk (was: portability of xargs)
Tue, 15 Feb 2022 21:08:05 -0800
FWIW, commandline length limits are a real thing, I've run into them
with Make, CMake, and Meson.
I did some work to help address them in Meson, see e.g.
And just for fun, here's a vaguely related changelog entry from long
ago, back when things were much worse:
Tue Jun 8 15:24:14 1993 Paul Eggert (firstname.lastname@example.org)
* inp.c (plan_a): Check that RCS and working files are not the
same. This check is needed on hosts that do not report file
name length limits and have short limits.
type errors, command length limits, and Awk (was: portability of xargs), Jacob Bachmeyer, 2022/02/15
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