Re: Help in testing a patch for efax-gtk FTBFS on hurd
On 08/06/10 23:41, Iain R. Learmonth wrote:
> On Tue, 2010-06-08 at 23:37 +0200, Emilio Pozuelo Monfort wrote:
>> Not really. The point is that there's no such limits on Hurd (e.g. max hostname
>> length, max pathname length...).
> The limits may not physically exist, but for applications looking for
> them, wouldn't it be good to have that compatibility built in?
No, it's better to fix the applications since they are not guaranteed to exist
(POSIX doesn't mandate them). Furthermore, what would you put in them? :-)