can't run programs from directories > 8 chars

Jeremy Allison jallison at
Mon Jun 29 17:41:19 GMT 1998

Colin_Everett at wrote:

>      Okay, now I've done a bit of crawling! I experience the problem with
>      all programs in directories over eight characters, even true 32bit
>      apps. Is this to be expected on non-NT servers until the samba mod?

No - the bug only manifests itself with 16 bit executables,
32 bit exe's should work fine. If you cannot run 32 bit
exe's from long directories then you have another problem.

Try running with a larger debug log level and analysing
the result.

Hope this helps,

	Jeremy Allison,
	Samba Team.

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