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Re: libc6! Cross compilation issues

On Sun, Dec 27, 1998 at 04:22:05PM -0500, Roland McGrath wrote:
> > Notice that neither PATH_MAX nor OPEN_MAX are defined in Hurd, too.
> > 
> > Why?
> Because there are no limits.  Aside from runtime memory availability, there
> is no limit whatsoever on the length of a file name imposed by the system
> architecture (individual filesystems may have limits, which pathconf
> reports).  The only limit on open file descriptors is the soft resource
> limit settable with setrlimit(RLIM_NOFILE).

Okay, understood. At a later step, we may want to add code for all
suboptimal programs. For now, let me ask a further question: What about
MAXHOSTNAMELEN? If there is no fixed value for this, how can I determine the
value at run time?


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