On Jan 19, 2015, at 8:46, Brandon Allbery <allber...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 19, 2015 at 10:44 AM, Anton Shterenlikht <me...@bris.ac.uk> > wrote: > >> So perhaps changing MNAMELEN will break statfs(2) on >> -stable too? >> > > I believe the context there is not so much "-current is special", as > "changing it for everyone is bad news" (and this would necessarily need to > originate in -current). A compat layer needs to be created for all of the affected syscalls, and the change needs to be made. That’s it in a nutshell. Doing it in 11 makes sense since there is a compat layer for 10 now… if I knew all of the steps I would happily do them as annoys me from time to time as well with the path length issue. Thanks!
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