[developers] Empty file named ... at logon/uio/test/logs/

David Brodbeck brodbd at uw.edu
Tue Oct 6 20:18:01 CEST 2015

Good catch.

The 260-character pathname limit is also worth knowing about when setting
up a repository, and when checking one out.  I made a special directory off
the root of one of my drives to minimize MAX_PATH problems when checking
out source code trees.

On Tue, Oct 6, 2015 at 10:27 AM, Arne Skjærholt <arnskj at ifi.uio.no> wrote:

> This was sufficiently weird that I googled around a bit.
> It appears that the Win32 file naming rules (which are different from
> the NTFS naming restrictions, just to make things extra interesting)
> outlaw various names, including names ending in a space or a period.
> Some more information about this can be found at
> https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa365247
> Arne
> :wq

D. Brodbeck
System Administrator, Linguistics
University of Washington
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