Maximal length for :bytes?
rra at stanford.edu
Thu Sep 4 22:03:36 UTC 2008
Julien ÉLIE <julien at trigofacile.com> writes:
> The buffer which contains the :bytes metadata is currently limited to 6
> digits; therefore, its value is incorrect for articles whose length
> exceed 999,999 octets.
> In fact, it is stocked in a char buff and the buff is "Bytes: %lu\r\n".
> If :bytes is 1,234,567, the overview contains 123,456.
> Should we allow more? Is buff enough? (up to about 100MB for an
I think this would be a good place to use asprintf and dynamically
allocated memory rather than a static buffer.
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