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From "Nico Seessle" <n...@seessle.de>
Subject Re: Javac and maximum length of command line for external compiler
Date Wed, 20 Sep 2000 21:29:03 GMT
----- Original Message -----
From: "Stefan Bodewig" <bodewig@bost.de>
To: <ant-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Wednesday, September 20, 2000 5:13 PM
Subject: Re: Javac and maximum length of command line for external compiler


> >>>>> "NS" == Nico Seessle <nico@seessle.de> writes:
>
>  NS> Another possibility would have been to use default limit of 4096
>  NS> (defined by POSIX if read the AIX includefile correcly), but I
>  NS> hope most OS today don't have such a small limit?
>
> Unless we get a reference that says we can safely assume a limit
> > 4096, I'd rather use this as a limit in every case. I don't really
> feel like supporting a comprehensive list of OSs with their limits.
>

I don't know if I understand you correctly? Do you mean we should *always*
use 4k as the limit, or just use 4k as the default and set this higher if we
are sure it will be safe?

Nico



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