Tired of "filename too long"? Me too...

jw schultz jw at pegasys.ws
Tue Aug 26 08:58:58 EST 2003

On Mon, Aug 25, 2003 at 11:01:31AM -0500, Peter da Silva wrote:
> I assume there's some good reason for the way filenames are faithfully
> maintained as temp files, but it's a little frustrating when you get
> "filename too long" messages as a result... with no indication of what
> file it was it's complaining about.
> The obvious fix is to simply generate a tmpname and have done with it.
> Possibly safer, truncate the filename, in case there's some reason for
> the filename being maintained (to restart the download? I don't know, it
> seems like this would fail for files in tmpdir...).
> Anyway...

This is already fixed in CVS.  Thanks, though for putting in
the effort for a patch.

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