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Re: [MiNT] Long filenames (was: Pine hanging)


On Sun, Dec 13, 1998 at 01:47:03PM +0100, Julian F. Reschke wrote:
> > Surprise, surprise, I somehow expected that... ;-)
> > But I was actually more interested in the maximum length the filesystem
> > will handle. Is it the length that you specified when creating the
> > filesystem with minit or is there a bug?  Why does "ls" work with
> > these extra-long filenames and why does "ls *" not work?
> Because in the second case the shell has done the globbing. Obviously
> it needs to be fixed :-)

I wanted to express that the globbing does not work... ;-)
It's not only bash, it's also tcsh, it's also ash, it's Thing 
(at least 1.09), it's Pine, ... They all need to be fixed.  
That's why I suspected that either the MiNTLib or MiNT or minixfs 
are broken.  Obviously the directory functions need to be fixed :-)