[linux-cifs-client] "File name too long" error with long unicode files

Tomasz Chmielewski mangoo at wpkg.org
Tue Mar 28 17:00:27 GMT 2006

Steven French wrote:
> I see one reference to ReiserFS allowing longer than 255 bytes per path 
> name component (perhaps 255 UTF-8 character max) but I have not verified 
> it. Presumably NTFS limit is 255 wchars (UCS-16) or 510 bytes - and when 
> converted to UTF-8 exceeds 255 bytes? I would love to have a sample set 
> of empty UTF-8 files - perhaps a tar.gz file which contains files whose 
> names are composed of various UTF-8 characters which are longer than 2 
> bytes each - or alternatively a good NLS testcase for this kind of thing.

I can send you such a file (in the morning).

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It seems that HTML messages don't show up in the list archive.

Tomasz Chmielewski

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