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Re: [perl #109262] Increase the fallback value of MAXPATHLEN

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Dominic Hargreaves
January 30, 2012 14:43
Re: [perl #109262] Increase the fallback value of MAXPATHLEN
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On Sun, Jan 29, 2012 at 12:39:39PM -0800, Mark Overmeer via RT wrote:
> * Dominic Hargreaves ( [120129 18:55]:
> > PATH_MAX. I'm not sure I want to be the one who enables that in perl,
> > even if it theoretically correct.
> It's not "in Perl", but only "in glob" (at least the bug report)
> Whether (for instance) chown can handle long path or not is an
> other thing.

That's pretty much my point. Increasing the fallback value is a quick
win for GNU/Hurd users, without risking breaking other parts of the

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