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Re: [Nmh-workers] Artificial argv limits.

From: David Levine
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Artificial argv limits.
Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2012 07:55:42 -0600

Paul F. wrote:

> (one way to reduce the likelihood of this, and of the original
> overflow issue, might be to pass the message arguments to rmmproc in
> the same form that they were received by refile.  currently "refile
> all" causes a call to rmmproc with a full enumeration of message
> numbers.  if "refile all" instead caused "rmmproc all", on the
> assumption that the same expansion would result, then the original
> invocation of refile would be as likely to fail as rmmproc.  there are
> probably subtleties to this i'm not getting right now.)

I think this should work.  rmmproc could call "pick <args>"
to get the same expansion.


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