Command line too long?

Hi.
Running IRIX 6.5.5.
I have a makefile, which does compilation using CC.
One of the CC invokations includes using lots of arguments.
When running normally, it succeedes.
But, After I load lot of environment variables, I get an error that the the argument line is too long.
Is there anything I can do in order to make it work?
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stam061398Asked:
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ahoffmannCommented:
either use xargs, or change the kernel settings (AFAIK this can be done without reboot)
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stam061398Author Commented:
But, is it reasonable that when my environment is "clear" - it works fine, but when it is loaded - it doesn`t wok?
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ahoffmannCommented:
keep in mind that make itself pushes a lot of variables on the environment.
I'm not shure if IRIX has a kernel parameter for the shell's environment size.
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stam061398Author Commented:
Well, I really found one parameter in the kernel.
I can`t remember it`s name right now.

You helped me a lot.

Thanks,
Stam.
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ahoffmannCommented:
would be interested in the parameter's name
if you remeber, anyhow .. ;-)
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