Error with path names greater than 255 characters

jw schultz jw at
Tue Jun 10 22:53:36 EST 2003

On Tue, Jun 10, 2003 at 08:25:54AM -0500, Edward King wrote:
> Rsync 2.5.6 has a problem with pathnames or filenames longer than 255.  
> I redefined them in rsync.h, which generated errors on make pointing to 
> the previous definitions which look fine. Any ideas on where to check next?

Those were warnings, not errors.

Try cvs.  We have refactored the tempfile code which is what
is impacted by these limits.

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