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From Pat Quick <pat.qu...@planogrammingsolutions.com>
Subject general/9418: Extremely long pathnames/filenames cannot be accessed.
Date Tue, 08 Jan 2002 16:55:43 GMT

>Number:         9418
>Category:       general
>Synopsis:       Extremely long pathnames/filenames cannot be accessed.
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       serious
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    apache
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   apache
>Arrival-Date:   Wed Jan 09 03:30:01 PST 2002
>Originator:     pat.quick@planogrammingsolutions.com
>Release:        1.3.22
OS: Windows 2000 Server with all current updates as of 08-Jan-2002.
Cold Fusion 4.5 with all current patches.
All shares verified and working correctly.
Browser Error Message (from share, access is allowed as are shorter paths from the Internet):
You don't have permission to access /Docs/Harveys_Supermarkets/Merchandisers/Planograms_MDR/849_-_HBC_Deodorant_and_Shampoo_and_Ethnic_and_Hairspray_COMBO/849c_-_04_FT_HBC_DEOORANT_SHAMPOO_ETHNIC_HAIRSPRAY_COMBO_SECTION_for_-MADIXandLOZIER_FIXTURE-_@_105A849A.PDF
on this server.

Error Log entry (this is a valid file on the server with a length of 278 characters): [Tue
Jan 08 10:50:50 2002] [error] [client] Filename is not valid: c:/program files/apache

A shorter file path/name works fine but limiting length causes other problems on intranet

I am at a loss if 255/256 characters is the maximum length of a path/file name.
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