shorten path to files

A.T.Hofkamp hat at
Fri Jun 27 15:30:28 CEST 2008

On 2008-06-27, cesco <fd.calabrese at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I need to retrieve the content of some files which are placed on a
> network drive so in order to open them I need the full path to the
> file.
> Unfortunately some times the path is longer than 256 characters and in
> Windows such a path is too long with the result that the file is not
> found (though it is there).
> Is there any way around this?

>From your description, it sounds like a OS problem, and not a Python problem.
You may have better luck if you ask in a Win* newsgroup.


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