best rsync for use with windows (client) and long file names

Michal Soltys soltys at
Fri Mar 27 11:57:14 GMT 2009

Fabian Cenedese wrote:
> I also use cwrsync but the few cases where the path was too
> long I just shortened the source. Of course that may not be
> possible for you.
> bye  Fabi

Remember about cygwin1.dll with utf8 support (using unicode win32 api). 
Side effect of it is that the paths are limited to 32767 iirc. Either 
way - it works fine for me, and I have some very long weird japanese 
file names here and there.


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