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Re: command lines
- To: Mike Fahlbusch <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: Re: command lines
- From: Mumit Khan <email@example.com.EDU>
- Date: Fri, 09 Jul 1999 00:43:52 -0500
- cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mike Fahlbusch <email@example.com> writes:
> Mumit Khan suggested I post this request to the cygwin mailing list:
> > I've installed mingw32 and it runs ok, but it doesn't seem to handle long
> > command lines very well. If I have a command line longer than 126
> > characters in dos, it chops if off. When linking, gcc complains about not
> > being able to find a file because the filename is incomplete. This doesn't
> > happen when I compile programs with rsxnt dj 1.5.
> Could you please post this to Cygwin mailing list in case someone can
> come up with an idea to fix this (if fixable at all under windows32
> console mode)?
In the meantime, I ran some simple tests by running a Mingw program from
Cygwin bash shell and passed it a command line where the total length
was >= 330 characters. It worked as well when I invoked the same from
a makefile via Cygwin make.
Are you sure it's not a function of how djgpp make is invoking "foreign"
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