Re: Operations on file descriptors in addition to pathnames Lassi Kortela 12 Dec 2019 13:27 UTC

> The SRFI should probably make clear about PATH_MAX restriction if we
> choose to support this. Maybe if "unlimited-path" feature is supported
> by a Scheme implementation, then the user does not have to care about
> PATH_MAX. Otherwise it's up to the user to handle ENAMETOOLONG

I'd vote for the SRFI to say that implementations are allowed to use
this trick internally, but are not required to.