Why are all UNISTR2s at least MAX_BUFFERLEN long?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at pcug.org.au
Sat Apr 13 05:30:02 GMT 2002

I'm trying to figure out the logic behind this patch:


and the mimimum size of all UNISTR2 structures it imposes?

Was this a simply typo (it looks like one) or is it becouse some areas
of the code (used to?) assume static buffers that were a particular

In that case, who is writing to those strings?  My impression is that
they are 'read-only', and that most of the code pulls them into 'unix'
strings before messing with them.

Andrew Bartlett
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