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# 1  
Old 10-07-2009
Where is LINE_MAX set on AIX?

So all the research I've done shows that the reason I'm getting an error message 0403-035 The specified path name is too long is because of a LINE_MAX variable.

The issue is that no where have I actually found where this variable is set. I've done grep -i MAX /usr/lib/*.h with no success finding the variable. I'm starting to think this variable doesn't exist (AIX 5.3.0.0).

Thank you for anyone who can point me in the right direction.
# 2  
Old 10-07-2009
I am beginning to think that this variable does not exist (AIX 5.3.0.0). Please specialists fast solution

Thank you
# 3  
Old 10-08-2009
Code:
root@somehost:/usr> find . -type f -name "*.h" -exec grep -l LINE_MAX {} \;
./lpp/X11/include/X11/Xos_r.h
./lpp/X11/include/X11/Xthreads.h
./include/sys/limits.h
./include/unistd.h
root@srfihv02:/usr> oslevel -r
5300-09

I think it is no good idea to change any header files of the OS but change your commands, scripts, structure etc. instead.
# 4  
Old 10-08-2009
Please post the actual shell command which produces the error message. Such commands can usually be restructured to avoid creating a huge command line.

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