[Haskell-cafe] Re: Failure in GHC compilation
Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH
allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Tue Jun 5 18:46:14 EDT 2007
On Jun 5, 2007, at 18:26 , Stefan O'Rear wrote:
>> 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.
Less pedantically, Linux 2.6 kernels do not arbitrarily restrict
argument lists. (I suspect this comes at a cost, however.)
brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] allbery at kf8nh.com
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electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university KF8NH
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