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From David Tanzer <stru...@guglhupf.net>
Subject Re: [classlib] Warning - our long paths can be a problem for WinXP
Date Thu, 20 Jul 2006 07:33:54 GMT
FYI, from http://linuxboxadmin.com/articles/filefriction.php :

Windows file names can be up to 255 characters, but that includes the  
full path.
A lot characters are wasted if the default storage location is used:
"C:\Documents and Settings\USER\My Documents\".

Regards, David.

On 20.07.2006, at 07:53, 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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