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[REBOL] Re: rebol on MacOSX Server

From: holger:rebol at: 2-Feb-2001 11:07

On Fri, Feb 02, 2001 at 05:01:54PM +0100, kjetil wrote:
> We have a problem that may be solved in versions later than 2.2.0.2.4 - > we need send arguments to the script that is longer than 255 > characters. We currently access the script from java via > Runtime.getRuntime().exec(Path and arguments) but this does'nt support > very long arguments, therefore we made a small Obj-c class to handle > this. It's possible to send longer arguments to shell scripts but > rebolscripts is not registering anything at all.
REBOL does not have any limitation on the length or number of arguments. It accepts the arguments in the usual Unix way from argc and argv. If arguments are cut off along the way then this is most likely done either by the part of MacOSX that launches another program or by libc in the glue code that calls main(). -- Holger Kruse [holger--rebol--com]