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Re: File name too long problem -- maybe fix coming?
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According to Linda Walsh on 12/18/2007 3:30 PM:
> Is it possible the update quoted at the bottom will address or fix
> the path-len problem, mentioned below, in cygwin?
Why not try out the snapshots, and see for yourself? But yes, it looks
like Corinna is slowly getting to the point where cygwin uses native NT
functions (which support absolute paths up to 32k in length), in such a
way that you can access relative path names whose absolute name happens to
be longer than PATH_MAX. And I'm sure that she will be adding openat()
and friends along the way, which is what coreutils and findutils (and any
other gnulib fts client) wants to use for optimal directory recursion.
Don't work too hard, make some time for fun as well!
Eric Blake email@example.com
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