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Re: findutils support in 1.7.0

On Apr 25 21:18, Eric Blake wrote:
> I've uploaded findutils-4.4.0-2 to release-2.  I've tested that birthtime
> support works, and the code heavily exercises the new *at() functions.
> However, I haven't yet tested whether the long path name support works,
> but assume it does, because findutils includes some configure-time tests
> to see what to support.

Cool, thanks!

>   Also, it looks like long path names are currently
> quadratic in behavior, as the configure-time test for whether getcwd()
> returns accurate results on names longer than PATH_MAX took several
> seconds to complete, whereas the same test on Linux is as fast as any of
> the other configure checks.

Dunno about that.  Right now the path is converted from multibyte
to wchar and vice versa a couple of times more often than necessary,
probably, but it shouldn't be quadratic.  Do you have a simple(tm)
testcase to reproduce?


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