Bug. "File or path name too long"

Earnie Boyd earnie_boyd@yahoo.com
Fri Mar 10 06:34:00 GMT 2000

The path size limit is set by MAX_PATH and is a limitation of the M$ Windows
system.  It's set to 260 which is the NT limit including the terminating NULL. 
I believe the limit to be 259 for Win9x (at least Win95).

--- Derek Haskin <derek.haskin@commerceone.com> wrote:
> I have installed Cygwin 1.0 on a new Machine.
> I am experiencing a problem where it seems that I am reaching the limit on
> how long a path/filename can be.
> I first experienced this during "make" which tries to create a class file
> but can;t because the pathname/filename is too long.

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