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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] [bjam] Generated path approaches 255 character OS limit
From: Cory Nelson (phrosty_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-11-06 14:40:38

On Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 2:13 AM, Peter Klotz
<Peter.Klotz_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Obviously the path I started from (70 characters) combined with the bjam generated path (192 characters) exceeds the OS limit of 255 characters per filename.

Windows supports 32k paths. Change bjam to open files up with the
Unicode APIs, prefix the path with \\?\, and use absolute paths.

Cory Nelson

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