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Re: cwrapper generates long strings.

From: Gary V. Vaughan
Subject: Re: cwrapper generates long strings.
Date: Fri, 1 Oct 2010 19:35:12 +0700

Hi Peter,

On 1 Oct 2010, at 18:28, Peter Rosin wrote:
> In my case the string is 3400+ characters which is too much for MSVC 6,
> but this appears to not be really compiler specific, and I can easily
> imagine other compilers with other arbitrary (and possibly standardized)
> limits.
> One thing that could be done is to only have the PATH once, but that is
> not a real fix.
> Should we worry about my insane case?  I didn't intend to have such a long
> PATH, it has many duplicate entries due to repeated PATH="/foo:$PATH".

Normalising PATH and not repeating it on the command line certainly can't
do any harm... and will at least mitigate the probability of hitting your
failure.  IMHO.

Gary V. Vaughan (address@hidden)

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