On May 14, 2015, at 1:06, Poul-Henning Kamp <p...@phk.freebsd.dk> wrote:

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> In message <20150514075316.gy37...@funkthat.com>, John-Mark Gurney writes:
>> Poul-Henning Kamp wrote this message on Thu, May 14, 2015 at 07:42 +0000:
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>>> In message <20150514072155.gt37...@funkthat.com>, John-Mark Gurney writes:
>>>> Since you apprently missed my original reply, I said that we shouldn't
>>>> abuse BUFSIZ for this work, and that it should be changed in mdXhl.c...
>>> Say what ?
>>> BUFSIZ is used entirely appropriately in MDXFileChunk():  For reading
>>> a file into an algorithm.
>> In fact, posix-2008 references LINE_MAX because:
> MDXFileChunk() does not read lines, it reads an entire file.

Being pedantic, technically it’s a portion of a file, which can be the whole 
thing, and it reads it in “sizeof(buffer)” chunks (of which buffer is 
“hardcoded" to BUFSIZ right now).

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