Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Prevent building when exceeding Windows' path length limit
From: Joshua Boyce (raptorfactor_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-05-20 05:32:07
Ugh, good point. It is indeed pathetic that restriction still exists in
On Fri, May 20, 2011 at 3:34 AM, Matthew Chambers <matt.chambers42_at_[hidden]
> On 5/19/2011 12:26 PM, Joshua Boyce wrote:
>> Why does the build system not use the wide/Unicode APIs under Windows?
>> This would allow use of paths
>> up to (approx) 32767 characters long...
> Pathetically, Windows Explorer can't even browse/manipulate paths longer
> than MAX_PATH. So I'd say that's not a good idea.
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