Increase command length for ksh shell on Redhat Linux


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Considering I have root privileges , can I modify this setting somewhere ?
To repeat: It's not a setting, it's hardcoded. Changing it won't change programs. You'd just make it lie.

It might be possible to build a custom ksh with a higher setting but that sounds far more difficult(installing compilers, headers, installing things in custom paths) than just getting the newer ksh which already does what you want. What version of ksh are you using? ksh --version

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suspend(1)							   User Commands							suspend(1)

NAME
suspend - shell built-in function to halt the current shell SYNOPSIS
sh suspend csh suspend ksh suspend DESCRIPTION
sh Stops the execution of the current shell (but not if it is the login shell). csh Stop the shell in its tracks, much as if it had been sent a stop signal with ^Z. This is most often used to stop shells started by su. ksh Stops the execution of the current shell (but not if it is the login shell). ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWcsu | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
csh(1), kill(1), ksh(1), sh(1), su(1M), attributes(5) SunOS 5.10 15 Apr 1994 suspend(1)

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