Re: MBF alert: packages with very long source / .deb filenames
On Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 05:13:03PM +0100, Olaf van der Spek wrote:
>On Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 5:08 PM, Steve McIntyre <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>>64 is quite low. Is there no way to use longer filenames that still
>>>works on all required platforms?
>> To do that, we'll have to switch to a different filesystem. That's a
>> possibility (maybe UDF), but there's probably even more of a chance of
>> compatibility problems then.
>Why's that? Isn't UDF widely supported?
Implementations often widely differ in their limitations - see the
Wikipedia page for more details. The suggested way to make a safe UDF
DVD is often along the lines of "use the ISO9660 bridge format". :-(
Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK. email@example.com
Is there anybody out there?