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From "Alexey Petrenko" <alexey.a.petre...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [classlib] Warning - our long paths can be a problem for WinXP
Date Thu, 20 Jul 2006 07:35:43 GMT
It also could be the problem of command line length while executing
compiler for example.

2006/7/20, David Tanzer <struppi@guglhupf.net>:
> 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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Alexey A. Petrenko
Intel Middleware Products Division

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