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Re: [PATCH] regex: Pass the system regex if its only problem is 32-bit r
Re: [PATCH] regex: Pass the system regex if its only problem is 32-bit regoff_t
Thu, 09 Sep 2010 10:02:03 -0700
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On 09/09/2010 08:44 AM, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> The glibc bug at http://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=5945
> says "This is known but obviously cannot easily be fixed. Suspended
> until somebody takes this serious to actually take a stab at a solution".
> I guess that counts as "patches are welcome". :)
Yes, thanks, patching glibc is the better way to go.
GNU code should not have arbitrary limits, especially limits that
real programs will plausibly run into, and in this case
it's a bit embarrassing that glibc has an arbitrary limit
that Solaris libc does not.