UNC Pathname handling

Paul Vriens paul.vriens.wine at gmail.com
Fri Dec 11 07:45:03 CST 2009

On 12/11/2009 02:40 PM, Alexandre Hardy wrote:
>> Now as I understand the function it can only be a maximum of 32767 when you
>> use '\\?\', right? If so then this allocation should only be needed in the
>> '\\?\' case. This however is something you have to add tests for as well. So
>> create a path>  MAX_PATH (if that's possible as I guess the path/file has to
>> exist as well) and see what is returned on Windows.
> Actually, I'm not certain that the maximum is not always 32767 WCHARS.
> The MSDN states that GetLongPathNameA is limited to MAX_PATH characters,
> and that you should use "\\?\" to increase the limit to 32767 characters.
> I'm not entirely sure what GetLongPathNameW has as a limit.

So that's why we need the tests ;)



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