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Re: list.q

From: Ben Pfaff
Subject: Re: list.q
Date: Sun, 26 Feb 2006 20:03:41 -0800
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John Darrington <address@hidden> writes:

> Can somebody explain to me from whence comes the magic number 1022  on
> line 608 of list.q ?
>   line_buf = xmalloc (max (1022, largest_page_width) + 2);

I suspect that I wanted to ensure that at least 1024 bytes were
allocated.  Why, I don't know.

It'd be better to use `struct string' and the ds_* routines.
Ben Pfaff 
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