problems with character length in filepath

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Post by magick » 2006-03-08T11:34:02-07:00

ImageMagick can handle file paths up to 5000 characters.

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Post by anthony » 2006-03-09T18:48:15-07:00

While IM may handle long filepaths, many systems and command line shells do not.

A favorite quote of mine is...
FileNames are infinite in length, where infinity is set to 255 chars! - "The Unix File System"


As such it may be a system problem rather than an IM problem.
Anthony Thyssen -- Webmaster for ImageMagick Example Pages
https://imagemagick.org/Usage/

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