Re: ssh success
Date: Tue, 24 Oct 2000 19:05:04 -0500
From: Neal H Walfield <email@example.com>
> > openssh itself needed several kludges: I replaced MAXHOSTNAME in a
> > couple of files with a "enough for everyone" value. Evil, but at the
> > time I lacked the docs to do it right.
> Well, this needs to be fixed with realloc() and a loop.
How about alloca and asprintf?
There are portability issues with those. alloca() isn't supported on
all systems (although it can be emulated), and asprintf is a GNU
extension. Of course the Hurd and Linux support both, but the
upstream maintainer might not like it.