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RE: Re: Bug report: SubWCRev fails for long paths

From: bugreport <M8R-fj4tn21_at_thisisnotmyrealemail.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Mar 2009 14:58:47 -0700 (PDT)

Hm, apparently APR decides (in utf8_to_unicode_path() of file_io/win32/open.c) that paths longer than 248 characters should be prefixed with "\\?\". This magic prefix tells Windows to turn off ".." expansion and relax checking of MAX_PATH limits. Unfortunately it doesn't bother to expand "..".


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