'make check' with Windows/MSVC build?

Noel Grandin noel at peralex.com
Thu Apr 12 01:00:05 PDT 2012

On 2012-04-11 18:19, Stephan Bergmann wrote:
> My understanding is that we use "classic" paths (not starting with 
> "\\?") whenever they are short enough, anyway.  So the problem cannot 
> be solved with an #if, but (short of abandoning berkeleydb) needs to 
> be worked around by making sure the LO installation is in a location 
> with a short path (so that the paths of any files within the 
> installation that are handed to berkeleydb are also short).

"git grep db_create" says there 5 places within LO where we hand a path 
to berkelydb.
Perhaps in that place we can convert to a 8.3 using the Win32 API 
Or we could unconditionally convert to a very long path (using "\\?") ?

-- Noel

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