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RE: cygpath error: file name too long
- From: "Dave Korn" <dave dot korn at artimi dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 10 May 2006 18:40:03 +0100
- Subject: RE: cygpath error: file name too long
On 10 May 2006 18:22, Capaci, Christopher wrote:
> I have two machines which, as far as I know, have the same setup. Using
> the same PATH string, one fails when trying to convert it with cygpath
> and one doesn't. The error is saying that the file name is too long. Can
> anyone suggest some windows or cygwin setting that might be slightly
> different on both machines that would cause this error? Thanks a lot.
You have different mountpoints on both machines, which means that some of
the converted path entries have longer prefixes on one of them and so the
whole thing becomes too long? Perhaps you'd better do the cygcheck thing on
both machines and diff them.
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