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From: Felipe Magno de Almeida (felipe.m.almeida_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-04-02 01:30:58

On Wed, Apr 2, 2008 at 1:55 AM, Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Tuesday 01 April 2008 23:53:49 Felipe Magno de Almeida wrote:


> >
> > It worked! After modifying execnt.cpp to higher the limit it worked flawlessly.
> > Or at least it seemed. :)
> > That is to me a sufficient workaround for the line limit.
> Why should we modify execnt.c?

execnt.c limits actions to 2047 chars for NT version > 3.

> It would be best if we use OS limit as soon
> as we know that shell imposes no limitations.

I'm not sure I understand this phrase.
But, the problem here is that the 2047 limitation is not an OS limitation, but
a shell limitation. Since powershell doesn't have line limitation, the
execnt.c limitation is in the wrong place.
I hope I was clear and that I did understand what you meant.

> - Volodya


Felipe Magno de Almeida

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