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Subject: Re: [boost] Windows Develop Tests Failing
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-03-19 11:22:54


On 03/19/2015 08:27 AM, Raffi Enficiaud wrote:
> fopen can also work with UNC path, which does not have the MAX_PATH=255
> limitation:
> -
> -
> A possible workaround would be to prefix the path name with "\\?\" then.

It's a bit more complicated then that, since
\\?\ requires an absolute path. Also, I
thought that you need to use wchar_t as well.

> If there is an intermediate cmd.exe, I suspect passing filename with the
> previous prefix works as well.
> How to debug at which point things start failing?

This particular failure happens towards the end
of function.c. You can find it by searching for fopen.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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