Re: [patch] Fix handling of overlength pathname in AF_UNIX sun_path

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From: "Carlos O'Donell" <carlos@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2012 14:48:43 -0400

> POSIX doesn't exist in a vacuum, we need to harmonize reality with the
> standard. If an implementation exists where sun_path has no
> null-terminator then it is useful to have POSIX clarify that
> null-termination is implementation defined behaviour, just like it
> says that sun_path's length undefined. Under "Application Usage" or
> "Examples" it's valid to talk about specific implementations.
> See:,
> where it talks about BSD in the "Application Usage." It's about time
> we some "Linux this" and "Linux that" in there.

Ok, thanks for explaining.
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