Opened 6 years ago
Last modified 3 years ago
#11229 new Feature request
Add longPathAware support
|Reported by:||Igor||Owned by:|
|Keywords:||long path, MAX_PATH, UNC path, longPathAware||Cc:|
|Component version:||Operating system type:||Windows|
|Operating system version:||Windows 10|
Windows 10 now supports paths longer than MAX_PATH for compatible applications: http://stackoverflow.com/a/27694470/1032586 (without using "unsafe" UNC paths, like discussed here
It would be nice to add this "longPathAware" feature to FileZilla.
Change History (4)
comment:1 by , 6 years ago
|Status:||new → moreinfo|
comment:2 by , 6 years ago
|Status:||moreinfo → new|
Unfortunately - no. At least for 15063.0.170317-1834. (But there's a lot of 3rd party apps that do allow to browsing such files. Just like there's a bunch of web browsers which do support some things, not supported by windows built-in web browsers.).
OK, hope they would add long paths support to windows file explorer soon.
comment:3 by , 3 years ago
By now, on Windows 10 version 1909 build 18363.720, the Windows Explorer file browser is able to show the contents of
C:\temp\long_path_struct\Test 00040-level file structure\abcdefghkL01\abcdefghkL02\abcdefghkL03\abcdefghkL04\abcdefghkL05\abcdefghkL06\abcdefghkL07\abcdefghkL08\abcdefghkL09\abcdefghkL10\abcdefghkL11\abcdefghkL12\abcdefghkL13\abcdefghkL14\abcdefghkL15\abcdefghkL16\abcdefghkL17\abcdefghkL18\abcdefghkL19\abcdefghkL20\abcdefghkL21\abcdefghkL22\abcdefghkL23\abcdefghkL24\abcdefghkL25\abcdefghkL26\abcdefghkL27\abcdefghkL28\abcdefghkL29\abcdefghkL30\abcdefghkL31\abcdefghkL32\abcdefghkL33\abcdefghkL34\abcdefghkL35\abcdefghkL36\abcdefghkL37\abcdefghkL38\abcdefghkL39\abcdefghkL40\
folder (>500 chars long) and perform basic copy/delete operations. Some stuff is still broken for such a long paths (e.g. built-in zip unpacking tool), but, imho, this does not matter much.
This works even without explicitly enabling long paths support via regedit or gpedit.
So... maybe now it's a good time to implement the "longPathAware" feature?
comment:4 by , 3 years ago
|Component:||FileZilla Server → FileZilla Client|
Does Windows Explorer have this flag set yet? It's a necessary prerequisite, otherwise FileZilla will create files users cannot work with outside of FileZilla.