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

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [bug #55449] Use FILENAME_MAX in maxfilename.cpp
Date: Sat, 12 Jan 2019 10:10:15 +0200

> Date: Sat, 12 Jan 2019 06:07:38 +0100 (CET)
> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden
> From: Werner LEMBERG <address@hidden>
> >  |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.

The Gnulib pathmax module is about PATH_MAX, whereas I was talking
about NAME_MAX.

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