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Re: `git add <<windows 8.3 path to file inside repo>>` results in "fatal: ... is outside repository"




Am 10.03.19 um 23:41 schrieb Anthony Sottile:
> git init longname-repo
> cd longname-repo
> touch f
> git add ..\longna~1\f
> 
...
> 
> C:\Users\Anthony\AppData\Local\Temp\t\pre-commit-hooks\longname-repo>git
> add ..\longna~1\f
> fatal: ..\longna~1\f: '..\longna~1\f' is outside repository

This has nothing to do with long vs. short path names. It would report
the same error when you say

  git add ..\longname-repo\f

-- Hannes