long directory name problem

Dave Dykstra dwd at drdykstra.us
Wed Jan 8 20:18:01 EST 2003

I've never heard of a name length limit.  One operating system(s) and rsync
version(s) are you using?

- Dave

On Wed, Jan 08, 2003 at 07:32:19AM -0800, elijah reyen wrote:
> Does rsync has directory name length limit?  I was trying to rsync a directory that has the name length of 34 characters and getting permission denied error.
> $ rsync -avz --delete --force -e ssh /usr/local/apache/htdocs
> building file list ... 
> readlink htdocs/CorporateLegalTimesEDITORIAL_files/cBug_blueXs.gif: Permission denied
> readlink httpd/html/CorporateLegalTimesEDITORIAL_files/title_a.gif: Permission denied
> When I rename the directory to about half of its original length, the error goes away.  Any advise are appreciated.
> --
> ER

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