Subject: Re: Argument list too long while buildlinking; are any walk-arounds possible?
To: Michal Pasternak <>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/03/2004 12:11:03
On Saturday 03 January 2004 03:56, Michal Pasternak wrote:
> I need to include the below buildlinks in order to make a new package, that
> I am preparing compile:
> 	.include "../../graphics/freetype2/"
> 	.include "../../graphics/imlib2/"
> 	.include "../../devel/swig-python/"
> 	.include "../../devel/boost/"
> 	.include "../../devel/swig/"
> 	.include "../../lang/python/"
> However, FreeBSD-4-STABLE build of such package fails while buildlinking
> with:
> 	bmake: Exec of /bin/sh' failed (Argument list too long)

Maybe change the bootstrap for freebsd to install pdksh as the default shell
program (as other platforms do, IIRC).

Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
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