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Re: another minor cygcheck "nit"

On Feb 28 21:47, Linda Walsh wrote:
> cygcheck doesn't handle the "max arg length" as shown by "xargs"...
> I.e. -
>> cygcheck -f /bin/*
> bash: /usr/bin/cygcheck: Argument list too long
>> echo /bin/*|xargs cygcheck -f
> xargs: cygcheck: Argument list too long
> #Note:
> cygcheck /bin/[a-r]*     # works (wc -wc = 1780 32365)
> cygcheck /bin/[a-s]*     # fails (wc -wc = 1874 33917)
> # -- looks like a 2^15 boundary prob?
>> xargs --show-limits
> Your environment variables take up 3867 bytes
> POSIX upper limit on argument length (this system): 1042661
> POSIX smallest allowable upper limit on argument length (all systems): 4096
> Maximum length of command we could actually use: 1038794
> Size of command buffer we are actually using: 1042661
> Guess cygcheck isn't a POSIX app?

cygcheck is a native app.


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