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

From: Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-08-23 14:25:15 CEST

On 8/23/07, David Southwell <david@vizion2000.net> wrote:
> On Thursday 23 August 2007 04:44:07 Rainer Sokoll wrote:
> > 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
> >
> Sorry should have made clear.
>
> The client is committing to the the server. The files are on the winxp x64
> machine and being committed to the repository on the freebsd system.

This changes the fact that NTFS can only handle files with 256
characters in the name?

You'll need to provide a bit more information, because from your
current description, we don't know whether it's the client or the
server. Could you give us the output of the failing commit?

bye,

Erik.

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