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Re: CVS commit: src/crypto/external/bsd/openpgpsdk/dist/src/app

On Sun, Jan 25, 2009 at 08:03:45PM +0000, David Holland wrote:
  | On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 01:13:55AM +1100, Luke Mewburn wrote:
  |  >   | Should have RTFM'd.
  |  > 
  |  > Some other platforms (older Solaris ?) have a 8 character limit
  |  > with getpass() and you should use getpassphrase() instead.
  |  > NetBSD does not suffer from this.
  | Information in back of mind corrected; thanks.
  | although I note that says the length constant is
  | PASS_MAX, and it looks like we do define that, even though it's not
  | listed in getpass(3). Is there any reason we document _PASSWORD_LEN
  | instead? CVS history suggests "not particularly"...

You're probably correct; there's no particular reason.
Feel free to update our code to match the standards
and the documentation to then match the code.


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