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Re: [bug #55449] Use FILENAME_MAX in maxfilename.cpp

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: [bug #55449] Use FILENAME_MAX in maxfilename.cpp
Date: Sat, 12 Jan 2019 06:07:38 +0100 (CET)

>  |For platforms which don't have the Posix pathconf, maxfilename.cpp
>  |should try harder, [...]
> Let me be plain one time.  The entire stuff that came in for Windows
> polluted the code enormously.  That thing you say, and there is also
> PATH_MAX, was one of the first things i have thrown away from my
> port, which unfortunately stalls and lays around.  [...]

I suggest to use gnulib's `pathmax' module.  This should both simplify
and rectify the groff code.  And in case it doesn't correctly work
with C++ the gnulib guys are certainly willing to fix that for us.


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