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SubjectRe: Modutils can't handle long kernel names


Keith Owens wrote:

> On Fri, 9 Nov 2001 23:23:43 +0100,
> andersg@0x63.nu wrote:
>>On Fri, Nov 09, 2001 at 04:34:00PM +1100, Keith Owens wrote:
>>> It is not a modutils problem, it is a fixed restriction on the size of
>>> the uname() fields, modutils just uses what uname -r gives it.

> +uts_len := 64
> +uts_truncate := sed -e 's/\(.\{1,$(uts_len)\}\).*/\1/'


Should this be a fixed length of 64?
Or should it be grabbed form a header somewhere?
So when/if SYS_NMLN/_UTSNAME_LENGTH is changed
longer strings can be used? I check and Solaris 8
defines SYS_NMLN as 257.

Would this break cross-comiling badly?
Are other libc headers needed in the build?

-Thomas


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