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Re: For masochists: the leap o faith

On Sat, 2003-11-22 at 21:59, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > However, CYG_MAX_PATH is simply decoupling the win32 ANSI path limit
> > from our internal path limit. If and when we don't have an effective
> > internal limit anymore, sure it can go.
> Yup, that's what I meant.  It doesn't hurt to check the occurences
> of CYG_MAX_PATH now, if there isn't a simple way to get around without
> it.  Other than that, I think the right limit is 32K as I already wrote
> in my first reply (see above), not something less than that.  Using
> some arbitrary number like 4K only results in headaches at a point
> where you had never expected it.  The difference to Linux is, that 4K
> is the real limit on Linux, while our limit is 32K.

Ok. Well, once we have the bugs ironed out, lets bump PATH_MAX to 32K,
and let the recompilation begin :}.

I'll probably put a few test binaries together in a setup.exe repository
- ash, bash, tar, gzip as a minimum for folk to play with, when the
patch gets closer to full completion.


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