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From KURT TOMETICH <boomtow...@msn.com>
Subject RE: Windows path length limitation
Date Thu, 21 Feb 2008 18:01:32 GMT

I went ahead and logged an improvement to Maven SCM (http://jira.codehaus.org/browse/SCM-368).
 Hopefully they will fix this so Windows users won't have to experience this shortcoming.

Kurt



> Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2008 11:22:36 -0600
> From: jesse.mcconnell@gmail.com
> To: continuum-users@maven.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Windows path length limitation
> 
> oh interesting...You should check and see if there is an issue on this under
> maven SCM and if not open an issue there with this information
> 
> http://jira.codehaus.org/browse/SCM
> 
> jesse
> 
> On Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 11:15 AM, KURT TOMETICH <boomtown15@msn.com> wrote:
> 
> >
> > I agree its a limitation of the file system; however, if Continuum would
> > feed Subversion an absolute path (when running svn commands) as opposed to a
> > relative path then their would not be a 256 character limit.  I tried this
> > and it does work when I send Subversion an absolute path and it fails when I
> > send it a relative path.  I found an article about it online here:
> > http://svn.haxx.se/users/archive-2005-02/1088.shtml.  This shouldn't be a
> > hard change to make and would allow Windows users to not have to worry about
> > running into this problem.
> >
> > Kurt
> >
> >
> > > Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2008 10:48:08 -0600
> > > From: jesse.mcconnell@gmail.com
> > > To: continuum-users@maven.apache.org
> > > Subject: Re: Windows path length limitation
> > >
> > > its a limitation of the file system...not a lot we can do about it :(
> > >
> > > On Tue, Feb 19, 2008 at 12:33 PM, KURT TOMETICH <boomtown15@msn.com>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > > >
> > > > Thanks for the quick response.  That was my fall-back option, but I
> > wasn't
> > > > sure if there was just an easy way to configure it to use an absolute
> > path.
> > > >   Shortening the root path length should help, but its still possible
> > to
> > > > reach the limit.
> > > >
> > > > Kurt
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > > Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2008 18:19:23 +0100
> > > > > From: olamy@apache.org
> > > > > To: continuum-users@maven.apache.org
> > > > > Subject: Re: Windows path length limitation
> > > > >
> > > > > Try to configure Build Output Directory and Working Directory to
> > > > > c:\\bd and c:\\wd
> > > > > Go to the configuration entry of the administration menu [1]
> > > > > --
> > > > > Olivier
> > > > >
> > > > > [1]
> > > >
> > http://maven.apache.org/continuum/docs/1.1/administrator_guides/configuration.html
> > > > >
> > > > > 2008/2/19, KURT TOMETICH <boomtown15@msn.com>:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Is there a way to configure Continuum to checkout project from
> > > > Subversion using an absolute path instead of a relative path?  This
> > would
> > > > solve the path limitation issue on Windows.  I ran into the problem
> > where
> > > > the path was too long and was able to verify that if I checked out the
> > > > project using an absolute path it worked fine.  Is this something I
> > can
> > > > configure on and end user system or does the project have to be
> > recompiled
> > > > to make this change?
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Kurt
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > jesse mcconnell
> > > jesse.mcconnell@gmail.com
> >
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> jesse mcconnell
> jesse.mcconnell@gmail.com

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