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authorLars Schneider <larsxschneider@gmail.com>2016-08-29 17:55:09 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>2016-08-30 18:00:29 (GMT)
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pack-protocol: fix maximum pkt-line size
According to LARGE_PACKET_MAX in pkt-line.h the maximal length of a pkt-line packet is 65520 bytes. The pkt-line header takes 4 bytes and therefore the pkt-line data component must not exceed 65516 bytes. Signed-off-by: Lars Schneider <larsxschneider@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
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diff --git a/Documentation/technical/protocol-common.txt b/Documentation/technical/protocol-common.txt
index d30a1b9..d2a6b26 100644
--- a/Documentation/technical/protocol-common.txt
+++ b/Documentation/technical/protocol-common.txt
@@ -64,9 +64,9 @@ pkt-line parsing/formatting routines are 8-bit clean.
A non-binary line SHOULD BE terminated by an LF, which if present
MUST be included in the total length.
-The maximum length of a pkt-line's data component is 65520 bytes.
-Implementations MUST NOT send pkt-line whose length exceeds 65524
-(65520 bytes of payload + 4 bytes of length data).
+The maximum length of a pkt-line's data component is 65516 bytes.
+Implementations MUST NOT send pkt-line whose length exceeds 65520
+(65516 bytes of payload + 4 bytes of length data).
Implementations SHOULD NOT send an empty pkt-line ("0004").