Subject: Re: xargs
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Denis Lagno <email@example.com>
Date: 03/28/2006 15:16:01
On Tue, Mar 28, 2006 at 03:04:50PM +0400, Denis Lagno scribed:
> On Tue, Mar 28, 2006 at 12:23:18PM +0200, firstname.lastname@example.org scribed:
> > On Tue, Mar 28, 2006 at 02:14:40PM +0400, Denis Lagno wrote:
> > > In my opinion xargs must know the limitations of the system
> > > on size of the argument list.
> > What is kern.argmax on your system?
> kern.argmax = 262144
> Hmm, it reminds me that I have line
> options BIG_PIPE_SIZE=262144
> in kernel config..
Maybe xargs relies on pipe size being less than kern.argmax?