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Re: Start moving toplev options to opts.c


On Jun 16, 2003, Neil Booth <neil@daikokuya.co.uk> wrote:

> Heh; I'll worry about that when we get close.  We can't handle 65537
> macro parameters in cpplib, but I'm not too worried about that either 8-)

These are in direct conflict to the first recommendation of the GNU
Coding Standards:

    4.1 Writing Robust Programs

    Avoid arbitrary limits on the length or number of any data
    structure, including file names, lines, files, and symbols, by
    allocating all data structures dynamically. In most Unix
    utilities, "long lines are silently truncated". This is not
    acceptable in a GNU utility.

http://www.gnu.org/prep/standards_13.html#SEC13

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