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Re: filename length

From: Don Vawter <don_at_vawter.com>
Date: 2004-09-09 06:17:03 CEST

using an absolute pathname worked. Interesting that I was able to
"export" to windows box without an absolute path but couldnt checkout to it.
C. Michael Pilato wrote:

>Don Vawter <don@vawter.com> writes:
>>I am trying to check out a repository on a Windows machine and I am
>>getting errors that it can't find a path. It looks like it may be a
>>length issue as this is quite deep in the directory tree. I have
>>been using the repository on a linux box without issue. Today I
>>exported the repository to my windows box (which is the only one
>>connected to the vpn) and imported it to a new server on the vpn
>>(linux). I then tried to check it out and got the path not found
>>errors. Anybody have a clue?
>I've recently been looking into similar issues. Windows has a
>255-character path limit unless a) using a Unicode version of Windows
>*and* b) using absolute paths (where you get 32k-length paths).
>Try doing your Windows checkout specifying an absolute path for the
>checkout target:
> svn co http://blahblahblah/ C:\Temp\MyWorkingCopy
>And please report back here if this works for you (cuz your findings
>may help me with the issue *I'm* looking at).

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