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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Prevent building when exceeding Windows' path length limit
From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-05-18 12:08:17

On 5/18/2011 10:57 AM, Matthew Chambers wrote:
> Having been bitten a few times by this in the middle of a build - at
> which point I had to restart with --hash - it got me thinking that this
> should be tested as much as possible before starting the action phase.
> Just run through all the target output paths and make sure they don't
> exceed MAX_PATH. How hard would this be to implement? It won't catch
> cases inside the actions of custom make targets, but it'd catch almost
> everything.

Which MAX_PATH are you referring to? And how, or if, does it correspond
to the actual allowed max path length of the filesystem used during the

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