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From: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org>
To: Michal Marek <mmarek@suse.cz>, Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>
Cc: linux-doc@vger.kernel.org, linux-kbuild@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] DocBook: Do not exceed argument list limit
Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:36:19 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <54C6EB93.6080409@infradead.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1422268277-5333-1-git-send-email-mmarek@suse.cz>

Adding Mr. Corbet.

On 01/26/15 02:31, Michal Marek wrote:
> Use find + xargs to compress the generated manpages. Without this patch,
> the build can fail with
> 
>     gzip -f Documentation/DocBook/man/*.9
>     /bin/bash: /usr/bin/gzip: Argument list too long
> 
> This happened with qemu user mode emulation on aarch64.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Michal Marek <mmarek@suse.cz>
> ---
>  Documentation/DocBook/Makefile | 2 +-
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/Documentation/DocBook/Makefile b/Documentation/DocBook/Makefile
> index 9c7d92d..b6a6a2e 100644
> --- a/Documentation/DocBook/Makefile
> +++ b/Documentation/DocBook/Makefile
> @@ -56,7 +56,7 @@ htmldocs: $(HTML)
>  
>  MAN := $(patsubst %.xml, %.9, $(BOOKS))
>  mandocs: $(MAN)
> -	$(if $(wildcard $(obj)/man/*.9),gzip -f $(obj)/man/*.9)
> +	find $(obj)/man -name '*.9' | xargs gzip -f
>  
>  installmandocs: mandocs
>  	mkdir -p /usr/local/man/man9/
> 


-- 
~Randy

  reply	other threads:[~2015-01-27  1:36 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2015-01-26 10:31 Michal Marek
2015-01-27  1:36 ` Randy Dunlap [this message]
2015-01-28 19:00 ` Jonathan Corbet

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