[vlc-devel] [PATCH] stream_ReadLine: increase line length limit

Thomas Guillem thomas at gllm.fr
Thu Jul 23 09:37:04 CEST 2020

We can rewrite the lua module in VLC 4.0 to read per size and not per line (and handle \n ourselves).

But i don't think it's a good idea to do it for VLC 3.0.

Romain, your solution implies to modify the VLC Core APU.

I really don't see how the extended maxline can hurt other VLC components.

On Thu, Jul 23, 2020, at 09:29, Romain Vimont wrote:
> What about adding an explicit max_len parameter:
>     char *vlc_stream_ReadLine(stream_t *s, size_t max_len)
> to replace the hardcoded one?
> (or in a separate function, that would be called by the current 
> vlc_stream_ReadLine() with the hardcoded value)
> The expected line limit may depend on the context.
> Regards
> Le 23 juillet 2020 07:09:50 GMT+02:00, Pierre Ynard via vlc-devel 
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