2.4.2 issue still (ctlinnd and "message too long")

Russ Allbery rra at stanford.edu
Mon Jul 11 15:16:52 UTC 2005

Chris Caputo <ccaputo at alt.net> writes:
> On Sat, 2 Jul 2005, Russ Allbery wrote:

>> All of them handled 8KB packet sizes without any trouble except for
>> Tru64 and FreeBSD, which can't handle a byte over 2KB.  So I'm afraid
>> that INN is running into (stupidly low) OS-imposed limits that there's
>> no way around without major surgery in how ctlinnd talks to innd, and
>> doing the latter isn't something on my list to work on.

Apparently, you can change this with setsockopt.  So I have hope again
that this might be fixed in the next stable release.

> Out of curiosity, why would ctlinnd messages ever need to be longer than
> 2k?

ctlinnd name '', mostly.

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