shorten path to files

Mike Driscoll kyosohma at
Fri Jun 27 15:27:10 CEST 2008

On Jun 27, 8:01 am, cesco <fd.calabr... 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?
> Thanks
> Francesco

Map a drive to the path or if the path is to a Linux box, create a
symbolic link.


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