patch applied (cabal): Also respect the max. command line size
in Makefile driven builds
clemens at endorphin.org
Wed Oct 8 13:26:57 EDT 2008
At Wed, 08 Oct 2008 18:34:41 +0200,
Christian Maeder wrote:
> Clemens Fruhwirth wrote:
> > Wed Oct 8 08:44:10 PDT 2008 Clemens Fruhwirth <clemens at endorphin.org>
> > * Also respect the max. command line size in Makefile driven builds
> > M ./Distribution/Simple/GHC.hs -7 +13
> > M ./Distribution/Simple/GHC/Makefile.hs -1 +1
> > M ./Distribution/Simple/GHC/Makefile.in -1 +1
> > View patch online:
> > http://darcs.haskell.org/cabal/_darcs/patches/20081008154410-ed0c4-33d531c4ead53107e5447792adc7f251dab605d2.gz
> I think passing -s to xargs in Distribution/Simple/GHC/Makefile.in is a
> bad idea (as long as max-cmd-line-size is not determined) and was
> removed some time ago!
What was the rational? It seems to break any reasonably large package
built with split-objs under Windows.
And why isn't the correct solution to this to determine the max
command line size?
Fruhwirth Clemens - http://clemens.endorphin.org
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