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Re: svn: Can't Create Directory - too long

From: Rainer Sokoll <R.Sokoll_at_intershop.de>
Date: 2007-08-23 13:44:07 CEST

On Thu, Aug 23, 2007 at 04:44:55AM -0700, David Southwell wrote:
> Hi
>
> Using eclipse as an IDE with subversion on a Ruby on Rails project I am
> getting the error
>
> svn: Can't Create Directory /long path :The filename or Extsnion is too
> long
>
> The svn server is on freebsd 6.1 with apache/webdav and the error is reported
> from a win XP x64 client.
>
> Can onyone please guide me on how to deal with this problem?
>
> Where is the limitation coming from?

AFAIK, NTFS can only handle path names up to 256 chars.

Rainer

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