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Re: lib/43310: dirent(5) standard compliance

The following reply was made to PR lib/43310; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Jukka Ruohonen <>
Subject: Re: lib/43310: dirent(5) standard compliance
Date: Sat, 15 May 2010 18:05:40 +0300

 On Sat, May 15, 2010 at 01:55:03PM +0000, Christos Zoulas wrote:
 >  | Change the size, if there is no compelling reason not to; otherwise close
 >  | the bug report.
 >  Why not change NAME_MAX?
 That is one possibility, yes.
 As for the other issue, I am not entirely sure anymore whether what I wrote
 makes sense in terms of portability. (Provided that the fixed size array
 does not prompt someone to, say, apply sizeof() instead strlen() to d_name,
 provided that d_namlen is not standardized.)

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