[patch] rprintf: truncate too-long strings

Martin Pool mbp at valinux.com
Tue Sep 4 13:12:28 EST 2001

On 23 Jul 2001, Ed Santiago <esm at pobox.com> wrote:

> We had some filesystem weirdness resulting in preposterously
> long paths.  Rsync tried to emit a warning, but ended up dying
> instead, with less than helpful diagnostic: silence, with exit
> code 13 (RERR_MESSAGEIO).  The CVS version emitted a message, 
> but was still not useful.
> The patch below allows rprintf() to handle too-long messages.
> Instead of croaking silently, the first part of the string is
> shown, with a trailing ellipsis.

Thanks, that's a good patch.  Committed.


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