[Haskell-cafe] Re: Failure in GHC compilation

Stefan O'Rear stefanor at cox.net
Tue Jun 5 18:26:20 EDT 2007

On Tue, Jun 05, 2007 at 03:51:47PM +0000, Georg Sauthoff wrote:
> Esa Ilari Vuokko <eivuokko at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> [..]
> > It's exactly what it says...too long argument list (it's limited in Windows.)
> [..]
> I am just curious - is there a OS, where the argument list is not
> limited (like in limits.h under Unix/Posix)?

No, that would require an infinite amount of address space.  Even if you
have exabytes of swap, argv[] has to be all concurrently addressable.


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