Subject: Re: make(1) hack to get NetBSD tools working on Mac OS X
To: Antti Kantee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason R Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 03/13/2003 13:17:11
On Thu, Mar 13, 2003 at 10:53:14PM +0200, Antti Kantee wrote:
> > The biggest problem is that ARG_MAX is only 64K on OS X (vs. 256K on many
> > other modern systems). This presents a problem, since bootstrapping the
> > tools causes many make variables to be set on the command line, meaning
> > that we blow ARG_MAX pretty quickly.
> FreeBSD suffers from the same lack of ARG_MAX, so you might probably
> enable the hack for it as well.
Aha, yes, so that is from whence Mac OS X inherits the brain-damage. Ok,
I'll add FreeBSD to the list.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>