Folder+ File Longer then 260 Characters

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charles1k
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Folder+ File Longer then 260 Characters

Post by charles1k » Sun Nov 10, 2013 11:56 am

When ever NL gets to a d/l where the folder and file are longer then 260 characters long NL will go off line and displaces a box stating that fact.

I have looked over and over and I can not find any way of changing to change how to handle this.

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Post by Smudge » Thu Nov 14, 2013 8:23 am

This is a Windows file system limitation so it isn't a setting you can control.
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Post by BSOD2600 » Tue Dec 24, 2013 10:14 pm

NL should be able to detect if the folder+file path is longer than 260 characters though. Could truncate or prompt the user on queue add on how to handle. Or make it a setting.

I've ran into this issue many times myself. It prevents me from using the 'leech smart' mode and I always use Specify now.

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Post by Destroyer » Tue Dec 24, 2013 10:25 pm

Have to agree with this suggestion - I never use leech smart as I'm afraid I'll come back and see loads of red in the NL log. Even if the folder name was rudely chopped down to fit I'd be happier than wasted time and bandwidth.
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Post by Lord Crc » Fri Dec 27, 2013 2:41 am

And Windows supports filenames up to 32768 characters...

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Post by Spiril » Mon Dec 30, 2013 3:47 pm

NewsLeecher should already take care of too long paths, by truncating. But I might have missed something when implementing the check. What exact error message do you get when encountering the problem ?
bug fixed. no idea how. hate it when that happens. trying to break it again now. will. not. be. defeated.

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Post by Destroyer » Mon Dec 30, 2013 6:36 pm

It's been a while since I ran into this because I now make sure the path length is very short - but before moving away from Leech Smart I seem to recall most of the failures were when RnE is trying to extract/repair it. Maybe the check is correct for the downloading but not for what RnE does with it?
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Post by BSOD2600 » Tue Dec 31, 2013 4:09 pm

Spiril wrote:NewsLeecher should already take care of too long paths, by truncating.
Looks like you're right :) Did you recently enable this check? Don't seem to recall it happening a beta release or two ago. I'm on 6.3B2

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7:08:07 AM Downloaded Article <[ TOWN ]-[ www.town.ag ]-[ partner of www.ssl-news.info ]-[ MUSIC ] - "Above_and_Beyond-Group_Therapy_057__Incl_Juventa_Guestmix-CABLE-13-12-2013-1KING.part10.rar">
7:08:07 AM  * Extracting and saving attachment "Above_and_Beyond-Group_Therapy_057__Incl_Juventa_Guestmix-CABLE-13-12-2013-1KING.part10.rar". (D:\Music\Temp\alt.binaries.music\[ TOWN ]-[ www.town.ag ]-[ partner of www.ssl-news.info ]-[ MUSIC ] - Above_and_Beyond-Group_Therapy_057__Incl_Juventa_Guestmix-CABLE-13-12-2013-1KING\)
7:08:07 AM  * Length of downloaded file pathname is too long (275). <D:\Music\Temp\alt.binaries.music\[ TOWN ]-[ www.town.ag ]-[ partner of www.ssl-news.info ]-[ MUSIC ] - Above_and_Beyond-Group_Therapy_057__Incl_Juventa_Guestmix-CABLE-13-12-2013-1KING\Above_and_Beyond-Group_Therapy_057__Incl_Juventa_Guestmix-CABLE-13-12-2013-1KING.part10.rar>.
7:08:07 AM    * Using default download folder instead.
7:08:07 AM SpamCheck :: Checking RAR file : D:\DC Temp\\Above_and_Beyond-Group_Therapy_057__Incl_Juventa_Guestmix-CABLE-13-12-2013-1KING.part10.rar
7:08:07 AM SpamCheck ::  * Open OK - 1 - Password Protected : False
7:08:07 AM SpamCheck ::  * File inside RAR   <01-above_and_beyond-group_therapy_057-cable-13-12-2013-1king.mp3>.
7:08:07 AM SpamCheck ::  * No spam was detected!
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