[m-rev.] for review [juliensf]: Avoid command line buffer limits

Peter Ross pro at missioncriticalit.com
Tue Oct 7 19:22:34 AEDT 2008

On Tue, Oct 7, 2008 at 6:45 PM, Zoltan Somogyi <zs at csse.unimelb.edu.au> wrote:
> On 07-Oct-2008, Peter Ross <pro at missioncriticalit.com> wrote:
>> mmc -f <lots and lots of file names>
> Why not simply check each non-option argument to see if it has a special
> suffix (e.g. ms), and if it does, then replace the argument with the contents
> of the file named by the argument? So that is e.g. the file "allfiles.ms"
> contains "a.m b.m ... z.m", then
>        mmc allfiles.ms
> is equivalent to
>        mmc a.m b.m ... z.m
The @file seems to be the standard way to do that, the gnu and ms
toolchains both use this format, so I think we should as well.
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