[Proj] MAX_LINE limit increase?

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Tue Oct 10 11:24:40 EDT 2006

Dan Scheirer wrote:
> I use proj within applications of the
> Generic Mapping Tools (GMT), where it is very
> helpful to pass long control-lines (proj -t)
> along with the spatial data.
> In numerous cases, I run up against the 200
> character MAX_LINE limit in {proj,nad2nad,cs2cs}.c
> (a.k.a. MAXLINE in geod.c), where the programs
> silently truncate longer lines to 200 characters.
> I've tweaked the source (4.4.9) to increase that to 
> 1000 characters without encoutering adverse effects.
> Would the developers consider increasing this
> hard-wired 200 character value?  I'm not savvy
> enough of a programmer to know if there might be
> non-beneficial ramifications of this within the
> proj or among related software suites.
> I'm a newbie to this list, and did not find reference
> to this issue with an initial perusal.  Thanks for the
> consideration.


I see no problem with this change, and I have applied it in CVS.

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