Leosghost - 5:18 pm on Jun 12, 2012 (gmt 0)
Windows has a file path length limitation of 256 characters.
This frequently catches me out when moving things from either my linux desktops ( which are connected to the web ) or live linux servers onto USB keys and then onto my windows "dev" machines..which are not connected to the web ( other than for vital updates to software that they are running..or their OS ) ..windows restrictions of "path length" makes for some less than optimal organisation on drives..long stuff has to be on disc root..
What is really "fun" is when it has nearly finished "guesstimate" / "lie" thing that held over from Vista, about how long it all will take ) and then it digs its heels in and says some path is too long..
Not holding my breath in anticipation of them doing anything about this though..
Not to mention the characters that windows file systems won't do ( and can't copy / accept ) like pipe symbols in URLs etc..