Am 21.10.2013 03:31, schrieb Duy Nguyen:
> On Mon, Oct 21, 2013 at 12:57 AM, Antoine Pelisse <> wrote:
>> My main motive was to not *stop* the process when a long path is met.
>> Because somebody created a repository on Linux with a long file-name
>> doesn't mean you should not be able to clone it *at all* on Windows.
> That should be handled at the Windows compatibility layer if Windows
> cannot handle long paths as Linux

Naah... PATH_MAX is a silly, arbitrary limit. The Git data model does
not forbid paths longer than PATH_MAX, be it 4096 or 260. A generic
solution is needed.

> (or maybe at higher level to skip
> checking out those paths).

More like this, yeah.

-- Hannes

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