win32 dbus-launch.bat replacement

Tor Lillqvist tml at
Sun May 27 10:21:30 PDT 2007

Ralf Habacker writes:
 > from

 > In the Windows API, the maximum length for a path is MAX_PATH, which is 
 > defined as 260 characters.

And then immediately below, it says:

 > The Unicode versions of several functions permit a maximum path
 > length of approximately 32,000 characters composed of components up
 > to 255 characters in length. To specify that kind of path, use the
 > "\\?\" prefix.

And one should strive to use only the Unicode versions of all
functions that take path names nowadays, as Unicode (UTF-16) is the
what the "NT" (Windows 2000, XP, Vista) kernel actually uses for file
names etc.


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