Re: Cygwin's ACL handling is NOT interoperable with Windows
- Date: Sun, 5 Aug 2018 18:22:31 +0300
- From: Andrey Repin <anrdaemon@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Cygwin's ACL handling is NOT interoperable with Windows
Greetings, Stefan Kanthak!
> Andrey Repin wrote:
>> Greetings, Stefan Kanthak!
>>> PS: <https://cygwin.com/cygwin-ug-net/using.html#pathnames-win32-api>
>>> too states bloody lies:
>>> | The Windows subsystem only supports CWD paths of up to 258 chars.
>> 260 including drive letter.
> WRONG, AGAIN!
> 260 is the value of MAX_PATH, which accounts for the trailing \0, and
> commonly used as
> | char buffer[MAX_PATH];
> I recommend to read
> VERY careful!
>>> The Win32 API supports pathnames with up to 32767 (Unicode) characters;
>>> this includes of course the CWD!
>> CWD may be, but command processor does not.
> Neither Cygwin's WRONG documentation nor I referred to the command processor.
I think, this is an appropriate response to the underlying issue:
With best regards,
Sunday, August 5, 2018 18:21:42
Sorry for my terrible english...
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