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Bruno Wolff III bruno at
Sun Oct 14 16:32:41 UTC 2007

On Sun, Oct 14, 2007 at 17:09:50 +0800,
  John Summerfield <debian at> wrote:
> Cameron Simpson wrote:
> >On 14Oct2007 14:39, I wrote:
> >| Please read scripts carefully if you're going to criticise. Criticism is
> >| welcome, if it's valid.
> >
> >Sorry for my tone. I have a headache and didn't allow for it.
> I'm more concerned that your "facts" aren't.
> It doesn't matter how one creates the commandline, there is a limit on 
> its size. Here, I'm not concerned about side effects of bad characters 
> such as & and ;.
> See /usr/include/linux/limits.h for its value.

Note that that will be changing with the 2.6.23 kernel included with F8.
There will still be a limit, but it will typically be much larger (1/4
of process stack space).

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