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bug#33781: tramp tests abort on hydra


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: bug#33781: tramp tests abort on hydra
Date: Fri, 21 Dec 2018 09:25:53 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.1.90 (gnu/linux)

On Dez 20 2018, Michael Albinus <address@hidden> wrote:

> 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?

getconf PIPE_BUF

Andreas.

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