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SubjectRe: Long file names in VFAT broken with iocharset=utf8
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Roland Kuhn <rkuhn@e18.physik.tu-muenchen.de> writes:

> PATH_MAX specifically counts _bytes_ not characters, so UTF-8 does not
> matter. ISTR that PATH_MAX was 256 at some point, but I just quickly
> grepped /usr/include and found various mention of 4096, so where's the
> central repository for this configuration item? A hard-
> coded value of 256 somewhere inside the kernel smells like a bug.

There is PATH_MAX and there is NAME_MAX, and only the latter (which is
260 for vfat) matters here.

Andreas.

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