Subject: Re: kern/20112: MAXINTERP set far too low for modern scripts
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: None <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 01/29/2003 13:52:46
At Wed, 29 Jan 2003 16:48:31 -0500 (EST), Todd Vierling wrote:
> Note that
> this still doesn't address the fact that MAXINTERP is a maximum limit on the
> whole line (not just the interpreter pathname), but at least it's more than
> the obnoxiously small 64, and it names the macro used in exec_script.c
> better (SCRIPT_HDR_LEN).

Yes, exactly.

(The reason why i created this diff is because i actually ran up
against the limit in the executable name, even w/o argument...  I
don't remember the exact details but it was a script using an
executable installed way down deep below my home dir, or something.)