On Wed, 13 Jul 2005, Matthias Urlichs wrote:
>
> Hi, Bryan Larsen wrote:
> 
> > +   r=os.spawnvp(os.P_WAIT, args_l[0], args_l + args[i:min(i+1000, 
> > len(args))])
> 
> The max length for argv is 32k IIRC, so 1000 is 28-byte file names.

I think 32k may be the posix-mandated minimum. Linux does 128kB, so 1000 
should likely be ok for most projects.

That said, xargs should do things like that right.

                Linus
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