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Re: Error can't create directory

From: Jeb <jeb.beasley_at_penske.com>
Date: 2006-07-06 22:14:56 CEST

Garrett,

Thanks for the quick response

We are about 240 chars plus the .svn\text-base: puts us about 256

we can only steal about 10 characters off the front of the path. The
rest of the package hierarchy is pretty much locked in.

Does anyone know of a patch for Win2k to extend the path limit?

tnx
Jeb

Garrett Rooney wrote:

> On 7/6/06, Jeb <jeb.beasley@penske.com> wrote:
>
>> We are having trouble with projects having long path names in them
>> Server 1.3.0 on Linux RHES 3
>>
>> Error Can't Create Directory
>> Error
>> 'C:\really\really\really\long\pathname\about\240\chars\long\plus\.svn\text-base:'
>>
>> Error The Filename or extension is too long
>>
>> Client TortoiseSVN (recent) on Win 2000 professional
>>
>> It looks like when it starts building the .svn folder and the pristine
>> copy it chokes
>>
>> Is there a fix for this?
>
>
> It depends on how long you're talking about. There are limits on path
> lengths on most operating systems, so if you're hitting an OS imposed
> limit you're kind of out of luck, the only work around is to check out
> smaller directory trees.
>
> -garrett
>

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