Subject: Re: 'checking length of command line arguments' configure delays
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Nick Hudson <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 04/28/2004 08:16:53
On Tuesday 27 April 2004 22:09, Todd Vierling wrote:
> On Thu, 8 Apr 2004, Todd Vierling wrote:
> : For the long term, this should be fixed by submitting a change to
> : libtool's acinclude.m4, so that packages will begin picking it up.  On
> : *BSD, at least, sysctl is good enough and can be set up that way in
> : libtool directly. Libtool's autoconf fragment should be smart enough to
> : know that (and already has some OS-specific settings of that value built
> : in).
> FYI, a patch was submitted to the libtool maintainers and accepted that
> will pull the correct value from the kernel for {Net,Free,Open}BSD and
> Darwin automatically, skipping the long delay.

Thanks Todd.