On Wed, Aug 10, 2016 at 03:03:59PM +0200, larsxschnei...@gmail.com wrote:

> From: Lars Schneider <larsxschnei...@gmail.com>
> format_packet() dies if the caller wants to format a packet larger than
> LARGE_PACKET_MAX. Certain callers might prefer an error response instead.

I am not sure I agree here. Certainly I see the usefulness of gently
handling a failure to write(). But if you are passing in too-large
buffers, isn't that a bug in the program?

How would you recover, except by splitting up the content? That might
not be possible depending on how you are using the pkt-lines. And even
if it is, wouldn't it be simpler to split it up before sending it to

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