bug in 3.2 configure

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Wed Jul 2 01:52:22 GMT 2008

On Tue, 2008-07-01 at 18:47 -0700, Herb Lewis wrote:
> It is supposed to be MAXPATH size.
> Reading configure a little closer, it looks like we are testing if
> realpath allows a NULL argument.
> Still seems like a bad test if it causes a core dump. Why do we care
> if we can use a NULL?

Presumably, because if we can use NULL then we don't have to use a
pstring, and Samba 3.2 declared war on pstrings, in favour of totally
dynamic memory allocation. 

Andrew Bartlett
Andrew Bartlett
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Red Hat Inc.
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