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Re: max username length
On Sat, Jan 13, 2001 at 09:12:19AM -0800, Jonathan Rozes wrote:
> On Sat, 13 Jan 2001, Theo de Raadt wrote:
> > How about I ask the user community a tough question. There are bunch
> > of things that we'd love to fix, one day, for improving obscure or not
> > really important POSIX or other standard interfaces which we are not
> > 100% compat with..
> > Fixing them all one by one would cause little bits of pain.. probably
> > piss you all off. Or, fixing them all at the same time would probably
> > be a flag day affair: ie. a difficult and nearly mandatory upgrade
> > situation.
> I like option #2. I'd rather know it's coming and plan for a big weekend
> upgrade spree than deal with a long rash of minor upgrades and problems.
> I'd think anybody taking care of a large-ish production facility would
> feel the same way.
> Thanks for asking,
I agree, making a watershed point is a lot easier than
multiple little painful changes.
It'd be nice to see a list ahead of time to help w/
preparations and to catch wierd things.