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'Word too long' error when starting Leopard
Posted by z-Schuyler Van Dyk on 02 December 2008 10:50 AM
This can be fixed pretty easily. We've found that some machines have an older patch to Solaris that has limitations on the number of allowable characters in a string when using the c-shell. To work around this, open up the leopard script in your directory using your favorite editor. You should see a first line that reads "#!/bin/csh -f." If you modify the "csh" in that line to "tcsh," i.e., the t-shell (edit the line to read "#!/bin/tcsh -f"), then leopard should be able to run from the command line.