thunking, the next step

Robert Collins
Fri Nov 14 13:19:00 GMT 2003

On Fri, 2003-11-14 at 23:58, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> I'm wondering if we couldn't get rid of that strlen call.  These
> functions already get a Windows path.  This path is constructed by a
> call to path_conv::check().  check() already scans the path so it
> should be simple to add a length field to path_conv, which could
> be used when calling the IOThunkState constructor.
> Right?  Wrong?

Probably yes. Passing length in (i.e. pascal style strings :}) would be

I've got a short term goal of a *working* stupidly long paths cygwin
first though :}.

I'm not hearing any 'your concepts are stuffed' feedback though, which I
like :}.

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