PuTTY wish config-struct

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summary: Remove fixed-length buffers in configuration structure
class: wish: This is a request for an enhancement.
difficulty: tricky: Needs many tuits.
depends: config-locations
blocks: portfwd-space
priority: medium: This should be fixed one day.

Currently PuTTY uses a single struct (Config) containing a bunch of fixed-length buffers to store its configuration. This leads to problems such as limited space for port forwardings. It should clearly be replaced with a structure containing references to allocated storage.

This isn't entirely trivial, which is probably the main reason we haven't done it yet:

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(last revision of this bug record was at 2004-11-30 12:29:04 +0000)