File name too long

Paul Slootman paul at
Tue Mar 11 19:11:41 EST 2003

On Mon 10 Mar 2003, jw schultz wrote:

> Please reply to the list.

Note that you have a
 Mail-Followup-To: jw schultz <jw at>, rsync at
header in your messages, so that mutt's reply to list will still want to
CC you... I removed your address anyway...

> > we need to "wget" a lot of web pages
> > and some of them have long URLs... very long URLs
> > we can't tell webmasters to change their naming policies even if it is bad.

> Makes one wonder what it will do when it gets a URL that
> won't fit.

Good point.

> Don't.  I think it messes up the filenames if they actually
> are that long.  The patch from the debian developer should
> be safer.

I'll probably make a debian package available soon.

Paul Slootman

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