URL:
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                 Summary: Increase MAX_LEN_NAME
                 Project: Freeciv
            Submitted by: jtn
            Submitted on: Saturday 09/04/10 at 16:29
                Category: general
                Priority: 5 - Normal
                  Status: Ready For Test
                 Privacy: Public
             Assigned to: jtn
        Originator Email: 
             Open/Closed: Open
         Discussion Lock: Any
         Planned Release: 2.3.0

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Details:

Over in bug #16614 / patch #1696 it's been suggested (by me and others) to
increase MAX_LEN_NAME, after a UTF-8 encoded nation leader name bumped into
the current limit.

MAX_LEN_NAME is used to size a large number of diverse entities in memory and
on the network (so any such change would require a capstring update). It
hasn't changed from its current value since at least the time Freeciv was
imported into svn in 1998. So some bugs may be exposed by this :)

Patch attached which ups MAX_LEN_NAME from 32 to 48 octets.

Testing performed: one autogame, some client/server testing (including
restoring the Nicaraguan leader name from patch #1696).



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File Attachments:


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Date: Saturday 09/04/10 at 16:29  Name: trunk-increase-MAX_LEN_NAME.diff 
Size: 1kB   By: jtn
trunk r17927: increase MAX_LEN_NAME from 32 to 48
<http://gna.org/patch/download.php?file_id=10167>

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