Creating paths longer than 255 chars

TAKAHASHI Motonobu monyo at
Tue Apr 16 17:27:18 MDT 2013

From: Richard Sharpe <realrichardsharpe at>
Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2013 16:12:52 -0700

> Hi folks,
> This document:
> suggests that you can create paths longer than 255 chars under Windows
> using the \\?\UNC\server\share\path syntax, however I have not found
> an easy was to do that.
> Does anyone know of a simple way to do so?

Long time ago I created a set of commands that handle the long paths:

  Sorry for Japanese page, but the source codes are written in English.

TAKAHASHI Motonobu <monyo at> / @damemonyo 

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