[aur-general] exec and argument list too long

Martti Kühne mysatyre at gmail.com
Wed Mar 20 09:04:20 EDT 2013

On Wed, Mar 20, 2013 at 12:21 PM, arnaud gaboury
<arnaud.gaboury at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear list,
> I came to this issue when building android:
> make: execvp: /bin/bash: Argument list too long
> From what I understand, the reason for this annoyance is that Linux kernel
> has a limitation of bytes it can process through as arguments in exec()
> commands.
> This issue is quite new and arise with Kernel > 3.8.1. I am currently on
> 3.8.3-2 ARCH from testing.

What in the world would require you to pass that many arguments to a command?
I'd like to see that command for future generations here...
try fixing the Makefile?


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