Length on an input parameter in python

Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams ignacio at openservices.net
Fri Oct 12 17:30:40 CEST 2001


On 12 Oct 2001, coolslife wrote:

> Oleg Broytmann <phd at phd.pp.ru> wrote in message news:<mailman.1002876312.21830.python-list at python.org>...
> > On Thu, Oct 11, 2001 at 03:16:07PM -0700, coolslife wrote:
> > > > > It looks like the length of an input parameter (taken from the command
> > > > > line atleast) is limited to 256 characters.
> > > >
> > > >    Windows?
> > >
> > > Nope, Unix, 2.6
> >
> >    On UNIX limits are much, much higher. Something wrong there...
> >
> > Oleg.
> > ----
> >      Oleg Broytmann            http://phd.pp.ru/            phd at phd.pp.ru
> >            Programmers don't die, they just GOSUB without RETURN.
>
> So any suggestions on how to overcome this limitation? thx.

It may be a side effect of the shell or environment you're currently using.
Try using a different shell or environment.

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Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams  <ignacio at openservices.net>

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