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Re: weird PATH_MAX discussion in mplayer's list. (Fwd: [MPlayer-dev-eng]

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: weird PATH_MAX discussion in mplayer's list. (Fwd: [MPlayer-dev-eng] [PATCH] fix for unconditional use of PATH_MAX)
Date: Fri, 2 May 2003 00:17:13 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.4i

On Thu, May 01, 2003 at 12:23:32PM -0600, mike burrell wrote:
> First of all, your patch is not good.  It invokes undefined behaviour on
> every platform without PATH_MAX that is not GNU.  Not good if you want to
> promote portability, methinks.

see the thread, i pasted a code example that supports systems with
specific limits but no PATH_MAX, using pathconf.

it isn't much pointful though, i never heard of a system without
PATH_MAX other than GNU, and less of one that has specific limits.

Robert Millan

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