Subject: Re: xargs
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List: tech-userlevel
Date: 03/28/2006 15:29:40
On Tue, Mar 28, 2006 at 01:19:52PM +0200, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> Looking at xargs sources, it uses ARG_MAX, which wasn't touched in the 
> last 12 years. I'm not sure where the counterpart of the kernel is 
> defined. Looking at ktrace output may help.

ARG_MAX is 256k, that's why I asked for kern.argmax. It is not pretty
and should be improved, but that doesn't seem to be the issue.

I should add that I can't reproduce this on my own system.