Subject: Re: long usernames
To: David Laight <>
From: Jaromir Dolecek <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 02/14/2003 11:57:01
David Laight wrote:
> Supporting longer names would really need the setlogname system
> call changing so that the length is passed in.

Err, not really. Since it's a string, it's possible to find
the length out without getting it passed explicitly.

Anyway, I think bumping the kernel buffer size to say 32 should
provide enough room for a while.

Jaromir Dolecek <>  
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