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Re: [Man-db-devel] Static MAXDIRS easily gets filled with environment mo

From: Nick Papior
Subject: Re: [Man-db-devel] Static MAXDIRS easily gets filled with environment modules
Date: Sat, 26 Jan 2019 15:34:27 +0100

Dear Colin,

Thanks for this! (and rather long patch)

The latest commit works like a charm! 

Den lør. 26. jan. 2019 kl. 14.40 skrev Colin Watson <address@hidden>:
On Fri, Jan 11, 2019 at 03:13:40PM +0100, Nick Papior wrote:
>    I am using env-modules to be able to host several versions of code and
>    thus have a large tree of softwares.
>    When using the env-modules I will typically have lots of MANPATH's added
>    to MANPATH and thus I will easily fill up the MAXDIRS (128).
>    Would it be possible to:
>    1) make it dynamic?
>    2) make it *much* larger... ?

I've just pushed a fix to master to make it dynamic:

Please test this if you can.  When checking out the source code from
git, you'll need to run ./bootstrap to generate some files that are
normally part of release tarballs.

>    PS. Thanks for this package! It is indispensable! :)

You're welcome!

Colin Watson                                       [address@hidden]

Kind regards Nick

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