/dev/clipboard pasting with small read() buffer

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Thu Aug 16 16:23:00 GMT 2012

On Aug 16 09:24, Eric Blake wrote:
> On 08/16/2012 08:20 AM, Thomas Wolff wrote:
> >>> MB_CUR_MAX does not work because its value is 1 at this point
> >> So what about MB_LEN_MAX then?  There's no problem using a multiplier,
> >> but a symbolic constant is always better than a numerical constant.
> > I've now used _MB_LEN_MAX from newlib.h, rather than MB_LEN_MAX from
> > limits.h (note the "_" distinction :) ),
> > because the latter, by its preceding comment, reserves the option to be
> > changed into a dynamic function in the future, which could then possibly
> > have the same problems as MB_CUR_MAX.
> POSIX requires MB_LEN_MAX to be a constant, only MB_CUR_MAX can be
> dynamic.  We cannot change MB_LEN_MAX to be dynamic in the future.

...also, Cygwin's include/limits.h doesn't mention to convert to
a function.


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