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Subject: Re: INP string length
From: Michael Davidsaver <mdavidsaver@gmail.com>
To: "Konrad, Martin" <konrad@frib.msu.edu>, "Siddons, David" <siddons@bnl.gov>, "tech-talk@aps.anl.gov" <tech-talk@aps.anl.gov>
Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 10:33:04 -0400
On 03/28/2017 11:28 PM, Konrad, Martin wrote:
> Hi Pete,
> On 03/28/2017 10:51 PM, Siddons, David wrote:
>> Back in 2010 I found this comment from Michael Davidsaver:
>>
>>> One of the limitations on the length of INP or OUT is dbPutString
>>> in dbStaticLib.c (search for 'string[80]').  When you reach this
>>> limit you will see the message "dbPutString received a string that
>>> is too long". Do you see this?
>>
>> Well, yes, I do :) Has there been any changes in this behavior since
>> then?
> Yes. Search for "Raised limit on link field length in database files" in
> [1] for more details.

This length limitation is removed entirely in the 3.16 series.


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Re: INP string length Konrad, Martin

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