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bug#33781: tramp tests abort on hydra


From: Michael Albinus
Subject: bug#33781: tramp tests abort on hydra
Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2018 21:50:18 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Andreas Schwab <address@hidden> writes:

>> Yes, PATH_MAX by definition is the maximum length of a file path. But I
>> still have the feeling it is also involved in setting the $PATH
>> environment variable. As Glenn did report, there are problems on hydra
>> when setting $PATH to a string longer than 4096 characters. It doesn't
>> seem to be related to the shell limit of input lines; Glenn reported
>> that 'getconf LINE_MAX' returns 2048.
>
> 4096 is your typical page size, which is also connected to the pipe or
> pty buffer.

Is there a way to determine the value on a system?

> Andreas.

Best regards, Michael.





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