Argument list too long.
dag at wieers.com
Sat Sep 13 09:56:10 UTC 2003
On Sat, 13 Sep 2003, Mike A. Harris wrote:
> On Thu, 11 Sep 2003, Dag Wieers wrote:
> >On Tue, 9 Sep 2003, Mike A. Harris wrote:
> >> On Mon, 8 Sep 2003, Dag Wieers wrote:
> >> >I'm not in favor to increase it to 64 per se, but at least something
> >> >higher than 32 (as I've already come across this boundary at several
> >> >occassions where the only solution was to work around it in a bad way).
> >> man xargs
> >Seems plausible but unpractical in some situations. Eg. you're resigning
> >thousands of files, too long for the argument list. Doing it one by one
> >would force you to enter your passphrase a thousand times.
> xargs isn't called once per argument, so you wouldn't do it 1000
> times. A few times perhaps. Red Hat signs tonnes of RPM
> packages, and we never seem to have a problem with this. ;o)
You people aren't using a passphrase ? ;)
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