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From Rob Hartill <hart...@ooo.lanl.gov>
Subject Re: Makefile (was: The political correctness question... )
Date Mon, 24 Apr 1995 14:44:47 GMT
> > > There is a patch tacked onto the end of the Makefile that needs
> > > to be applied to httpd.h in order to use the -DINSECURE_SHORT_STR
> > > define.
> > 
> > Hmm, so the choice this patch gives is 512 or 8192.
> > ... I liked 257 myself.
> > 
> > Would anyone object if I changed it so that -DINSECURE_SHORT_STR
> > had to define a size e.g.
> > 
> > -DINSECURE_SHORT_STR=257
> 
> One of my original versions of this file allowed this, but someone
> expressed concern that this could then be set to anything as you
> have indicated that you would prefer....

better to have them chosen randomly than fixed somewhere ?

> IMHO - If you want to diddle this number, you should do it in httpd.h.

I don't like that idea, but I might be too late to object now.


rob

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