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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: conversion of bitkeeper archive to tla

From: James Blackwell
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: conversion of bitkeeper archive to tla
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2004 12:20:39 -0400

Stefan Monnier wrote:
>> You'd have to go back in the list quite a bit (8-12 months), but there
>> was a long discussion about the path length problem on the list. I
>> believe the summary of the thread was that whats really called for is to
>> convince the cygwin guys to use longer NT paths rather than the 256 char
>> paths that are inherited from win9x.
> I thought the conclusion was that Arch should really stop using silly
> c/c--b/c--b--v paths and just use c/b/v instead.  After all, W32 is not the

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