On Sun, Dec 15, 2013 at 10:02 AM, Duy Nguyen <pclo...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 15, 2013 at 3:35 PM, Torsten Bögershausen <tbo...@web.de> wrote:
>> If we really want to go away from PATH_MAX, is a hard-coded value of 4096 so
>> attractive ?
>> Because we can either
>> a) Re-define PATH_MAX in git-compat-util.h
>> b) Use an own #define in git-compat-util.h, like e.g. GIT_PATH_MAX
>> c) Change the code to use a "strbuf" which can grow on demand.
>> I would prefer c) over b) over a)
> Looking at the code again, c) looks feasible after updating
> git_snpath() to accept a strbuf instead of buffer/size pair.
I agree that this is probably the way to go.
We are not trying to avoid PATH_MAX, but static-size array that can overflow.
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