Re: [dev] [tabbed] [PATCH] Remove unnecessary xargs call.

From: Markus Teich <>
Date: Thu, 10 Apr 2014 07:40:53 +0200

Alexander S. wrote:
> Oh wait, I actually introduced it into surf's SETPROP, but this one
> was probably copied from there. The point stands.


ok, accepted. The problem with xargs however is, that it builds up a command

printf %b bla

which is at least as long as the stdin stream of xargs. This command went over
the maximum command length, my system supports, because I pipe my surf
history into that xargs. Is there a command, that applies this transformation as
the „xargs -0 printf %b“ command does, but only between stdin and stdout, so we
can form a pipe which is not depending on arbitrary command length support?

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