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From Dan Christopherson <da...@danch.com>
Subject Re: long command lines from execon with parallel=true
Date Tue, 23 Jan 2001 16:50:23 GMT
On 23 Jan 2001, Stefan Bodewig wrote:

> Dan Christopherson <danch@danch.com> wrote:
> 
> > On 23 Jan 2001, Stefan Bodewig wrote:
> > 
> >> Mariusz Nowostawski <mariusz@marni.otago.ac.nz> wrote:
> >> 
> >> > I think I would settle for 4096 limit, with 'parallel' gone and
> >> > 'enablesplit' default false.
> >> 
> >> So we agree. Others?
> > Won't the lack of 'parallel' cause problems calling tools that can
> > only handle one file at a time?
> 
> So I obviously snipped too much, sorry. Part of what Mariusz and I
> agreed upon was a limit attribute which allowed positive integers and
> the special value NONE.
> 
> parallel="true"  -> limit="NONE"
> parallel="false" -> limit="1"
> 
> and settle with deprecating the parallel attribute instead of removing
> it for Ant 1.3.
OK, now I think I'm on board:
new attribute 'limit' as you describe.
new attribute 'enablesplit' enabling the 4K splitting of commandlines
'parallel' deprecated, with the implementation just effecting 'limit'

I should be able to work on this this week.

> 
> Stefan
> 
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Dan Christopherson (danch) 
nVisia Technical Architect (www.nvisia.com)

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