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From Geir Magnusson Jr <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [classlib] Warning - our long paths can be a problem for WinXP
Date Thu, 20 Jul 2006 11:49:08 GMT


Paulex Yang wrote:
> I had same problems several days ago, and I finally resolved it in same
> way - move the local copy to c:\harmony. IIRC, some html files in some
> sandbox directory has very long names.

These were ser files in modules/security/src/test/something...

We should note this somewhere for the next poor soul using winxp...

> 
> Geir Magnusson Jr wrote:
>> It's hard to imagine I'm writing this in 2006, but it seems that our
>> paths in classlib, plus a root directory that is some number of
>> directories from c:, can be so long that svn and other tools choke under
>> WinXP.
>>
>> I'm not completely sure, but after battling what appeared to be
>> problematic .svn/tmp directory problems on a svn checkout with a 'deep'
>> root, the problem immediately disappeared when I moved to "C:\tmp".
>>
>> Just an FYI.
>>
>> geir
>>
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