Max Path length these days

Michael Lueck mlueck at
Wed Aug 24 14:36:27 GMT 2005

Alexander Bokovoy wrote:

> I've seen 255 UTF-8 characters limits in Japanese Windows versions during
> bug hunting in Samba 3. Not sure that it is hard limit though.

OK, then this entry in the MSCPP header files might not be too short then...

#define MAX_PATH 260

I'll leave MAX_PATH in my code for now. I had seen folks doing crazy things like 1024 and 4096 for the max... nice, but if the OS does not support it then why waste the space for now.

Michael Lueck
Lueck Data Systems

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