[patch] HOST_NAME_MAX not defined
kay.sievers at vrfy.org
Wed Jun 23 12:44:15 PDT 2004
On Wed, 2004-06-23 at 21:30 +0200, Sjoerd Simons wrote:
> It seems HOST_NAME_MAX is not defined on my system (debian unstable).
> According to the gethostname manpage:
> SUSv2 guarantees that `Host names are limited to 255 bytes'. POSIX
> 1003.1-2001 guarantees that `Host names (not including the terminating
> NUL) are limited to HOST_NAME_MAX bytes'.
Yeah, just checked it and also my debian's glibc doesn't have it. Seems
that they are behind for a 'unstable' release. :)
So sure, your fix is welcome.
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