Subject: Re: [boost] [filesystem] temp_directory_path() behavior on Windows
From: Niall Douglas (s_sourceforge_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-02-04 19:57:32
On 4 Feb 2015 at 17:46, Beman Dawes wrote:
> >> That's a reasonable point. Apart from its hardcoded 260 char limit.
> > Windows in general does not react well to paths exceeding this limit
> > anywhere.
> The problem reported by the original ticket was that for GetTempPathW
> the limit is 130 characters, and that is way too small for some
> applications. And, yes, I did add test code that verified GetTempPathW
> fails at roughly 130 characters.
Wow, so that's a 260 *byte* limit then. That's dismal :(
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