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From: Ali Azarbayejani (ali_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-03-20 16:22:49

Jürgen Hunold wrote:
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> Hi Ali !
> On Tuesday 18 March 2003 18:27, Ali Azarbayejani wrote:
> [all snipped]
> I'm having problems with long commandlines, too.
> One workaround is the patch attached.
> It changes the maximum action lenght for bjam actions to the
> (unrealistic) high value of 1.000.000.
> The builtin compiler limit (or better shell limit) is defined somewhere
> in the linux kernel sources. I guess its aroung 64k or so, but I cant
> find the location just now.
> In my case, this works very well, except when commandlines exceed the
> shell limit. But even then the compiler fails gracefully.
> For your information: I've got some 40 libraries and 6 exe's lying
> around here and it works reasonably well for now.
> Yours,
> Jürgen


Thanks for the patch! It works for my case. Now I can do a full
compile and link from the root level.



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