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Windows maximum path length

Postby egs » 11 Jul 2013, 00:01

Hello,
What is the recommended approach to dealing with paths on Windows that exceed ~260 characters?
Is it the responsibility of the Poco library user to prepend "\\?\" to long paths so that subsequent use of the path (e.g. to create a Poco::FileOutputStream) will work or is there a nifty Poco mechanism that will take care of that for me?

I'm referring to the Windows maximum path limitations documented here (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library ... px#maxpath)

Thanks.
egs
 
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