unixfs: Use realpath instead of canonicalize_file_name for
mjung at iss.tu-darmstadt.de
Thu Feb 2 02:29:11 CST 2006
Not quite sure about this one. The man page on realpath states that it's
broken by design since some symstems don't have an upper bound on filename
lengths. canonicalize_file_name uses dynamic memory, but isn't available on
non GNU systems. We could provide a realpath based canonicalize_file_name
implementation in libs/port as a fallback, but I guess that would be
realpath assumes the buffer to be PATH_MAX, but FILENAME_MAX is always as
least as large as PATH_MAX, so that's ok. See
Slightly related, this page states that one should not allocate an
FILENAME_MAX array on the stack, since it might be huge. It's 4096 on linux.
Do we want to switch this to dynamically allocated memory? IMO it would be
Use realpath instead of canonicalize_file_name for portability reasons.
dlls/shell32/shfldr_unixfs.c | 6 ++----
1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
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