patch applied (cabal): Also respect the max. command line size in Makefile driven builds

Clemens Fruhwirth clemens at
Sun Oct 12 13:01:47 EDT 2008

At Wed, 08 Oct 2008 10:43:26 -0700,
Duncan Coutts wrote:

> I thought that xargs knew how big the command line args should be, even
> on windows. You're saying that without specifying -s, xargs on windows
> still fails with too long command line args?

MSYS' xargs seems to work without problem. So, this xargs problem is
cygwin specific. Interestingly, I have not been able to manually
reproduce the bug by repeatly running "cat file | xargs echo" while
"file" has been growing bytewise till xargs splitted the echo
Fruhwirth Clemens - 

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