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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Increase size of sxpr parser input buffer

  • To: xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • From: "Jonathan S. Shapiro" <shap@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 07 May 2005 21:38:46 -0400
  • Delivery-date: Sun, 08 May 2005 02:32:32 +0000
  • List-id: Xen developer discussion <xen-devel.lists.xensource.com>

On Sat, 2005-05-07 at 19:11 +0200, Jody Belka wrote:
> plain text document attachment (sxpr_parser.patch)
> Increase the size of the sxpr parser input buffer from 1024 characters, which
> isn't long enough to hold larger domain configurations (xfrd transmits the
> entire domain config sxpr as a single atom inside of another sxpr).

This seems like the wrong fix. The buffer size wasn't the problem. The
problem was the bad design assumption in xfrd.

It's almost always the wrong thing to insert a patch whose effect is to
mask a known problem.


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