Subject: Re: xargs: /bin/ls: Argument list too long
To: Johnny C. Lam <email@example.com>
From: Alistair Crooks <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/16/2001 09:27:02
On Wed, May 16, 2001 at 01:42:36AM -0400, Johnny C. Lam wrote:
> email@example.com writes:
> > alpha> /usr/bin/tar -plzx -C /usr/pkg/share/texmf -X
> > /usr/pkgsrc/print/teTeX-share/files/exclude -f
> > /u2/disk1/distfiles/teTeX/teTeX-texmf-1.0.2.tar.gz
> > alpha> xargs: /bin/ls: Argument list too long
> > anyone know about this error? "xargs: /bin/ls: Argument list too long"
> > and what we may be losing becasue of it?
> It may be coming from the print-pkg-size-this target of bsd.pkg.mk, in
> which case we'd just be getting a misleading pkg-size in the binary
> package. I'm not sure how to check whether this is actually producing
> the error, aside from throwing in a few "echo" lines into bsd.pkg.mk.
> -- Johnny C. Lam <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Department of Statistics, Carnegie Mellon University
"make install PKG_DEBUG_LEVEL=2" should throw all the information out