Opened 3 years ago

Last modified 3 years ago

#11229 new Feature request

Add longPathAware support

Reported by: Igor Owned by:
Priority: normal Component: FileZilla Server
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: (without using "unsafe" UNC paths, like discussed here

It would be nice to add this "longPathAware" feature to FileZilla.

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 3 years ago by Tim Kosse

Status: newmoreinfo

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.

comment:2 Changed 3 years ago by Igor

Status: moreinfonew

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.

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