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Re: refactoring when using CVS

From: Kaz Kylheku
Subject: Re: refactoring when using CVS
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2002 16:09:39 GMT
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In article <address@hidden>, Noel Yap wrote:
>--- Kaz Kylheku <address@hidden> wrote:
>>      find . -name '*.java' -print0 | xargs -0 javac
>Keep in mind that since xargs has a size limit, you
>may wind up doing a little more recompilation than
>I prefer the back quote method under a
>shell with no command length limitation and forbidding
>spaces and special characters in file names.

It's your OS kernel that imposes the limitation, not the shell. The
limitation is on how much argv[] and env[] crap can be passed to
a child process. 

So the backquote method will simply blow up if that limit is exceeded.

Meta-CVS: version control with directory structure versioning over top of CVS.

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