Re: Evading the command line length limit (on Linux)

2009-07-30 Thread Paul Smith
On Wed, 2009-07-29 at 22:51 +0200, Ralf Wildenhues wrote: 1) One possibility would be to drop -c and pipe the command line to sh on standard input. Just like parallel make, this would prevent using the standard input of the make process within the child command process. 2) Another

Re: Evading the command line length limit (on Linux)

2009-07-30 Thread Ralf Wildenhues
Hi Paul, * Paul Smith wrote on Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 04:19:53PM CEST: On Wed, 2009-07-29 at 22:51 +0200, Ralf Wildenhues wrote: 2) Another possibility would be a hack like the following: split the long line into N substrings, each below the argument limit, and invoke sh -c 'eval