Re: [patch] remove MAX_ARG_PAGES

From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Fri Dec 29 2006 - 16:28:07 EST

On Fri, 29 Dec 2006, Russell King wrote:
> Suggest you test (eg) a rebuild of libX11 to see how it reacts to
> this patch.

Also: please rebuild "xargs" and install first. Otherwise, a lot of
build script etc that use "xargs" won't ever trigger the new limits (or
lack thereof), because xargs will have been installed with some old

Perhaps more worrying is if compiling xargs under a new kernel then means
that it won't work correctly under an old one.

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