Subject: Re: xargs
To: None <email@example.com>
From: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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.