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    SubjectRe: Long file names in VFAT broken with iocharset=utf8
    OGAWA Hirofumi wrote:
    >> 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 a nasty issue here. FAT is limited by 255 unicode chars or so.
    > So, we would need to count number of unicode chars of filename.
    > That's not implemented currently.

    Note also there is PATH_MAX and NAME_MAX; the latter is 255 I believe.

    POSIX allows NAME_MAX to vary on a filesystem by filesystem basis,
    although that is not currently implemented in Linux.

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