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Date: Sun, 19 May 2013 23:05:09 +0200
From: Szabolcs Nagy <>
Subject: Re: patch: make the size of errbuf configurable

* Z. Gilboa <> [2013-05-19 16:12:58 -0400]:
> When a shared library that resides in a deeply nested folder
> contains unresolved (long-named, mangled) symbols, the displayed
> name of the library and/or symbol might get truncated.  The attached
> patch makes the size of errbuf (ldso/dynlink.c) configurable
> (--with-ld-errbuf-size), while yet leaving the default size of 128
> unaffected.

i dont think this is the best place to start adding configurations

i'd prefer simply increasing the buffer if this is an issue

c++ mangled names can get pretty insane, i just checked my system

libstdc++ 128 char:

libicui18n 136 chars:

libLLVM 334 chars:

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