This function is used to calculate the space needed to hold an uncompressed
copy of an encoded string described by the
iname vector. The last entry of the
iname vector must be
Note: This function is not available if the system is not configured with
true the function
counts the space needed to hold a copy of all the vector entries in an
uncompressed form (for supporting
“compressed->uncompressed” copying in the original
“string-table” format, i.e. length byte followed by UTF-8
character data). The returned value is the space
for the referenced encoded strings, and is not the size of the vector
describing the name.
are counting the space needed to hold the “final” string
representation with '.' inserted to separate fields.
Number of bytes needed to hold the uncompressed string in the selected