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Re: [Chicken-hackers] [PATCH] Make maximal-string-length architecture de
Re: [Chicken-hackers] [PATCH] Make maximal-string-length architecture dependent
Sun, 4 Mar 2012 15:53:01 +0100
On Sun, Mar 04, 2012 at 10:31:14AM +0100, Christian Kellermann wrote:
> the patch below uses C_HEADER_SIZE_MASK for the library's string
> limit. This should increase buffers for certain operations on 64bit
> systems where it was arbitrarily tied to 16MB.
Thanks, pushed. I made a small change to hide maximal-string-length.
Since it's no longer a constant it was visible to user code (from csi,
for example). I've also added a note to NEWS.
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