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Re: Max Path Length Headache

From: Peter N. Lundblad <peter_at_famlundblad.se>
Date: 2005-02-18 16:48:46 CET

On Fri, 18 Feb 2005, Surapol Pairojtanachai wrote:

> However, we need to use long paths that are longer than 255 characters
> limit. I have seen some post here blamed the issue to NTFS. But I have
> seen some other information on the net saying that NTFS only put 255
> characters limit on each element of path. The whole path limit for NTFS
> is set at 32K!
>
> Is it the problem of APR or SVN? Any info or solution will be greatly
> appreciated.
>
For relative paths, windows has a path limit of 255 characters. There is
a way to get around this limit, but then you has to use absolute paths.
(Yeah, I know it sounds weird, but...) I tried to look for an issue for
this, but didn't find one. Would you mind ading an issue about using
absolute paths when accessing the local filesystem linking to this thread.

Regards,
//Peter

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