Solving Cygwin path breaking issue of

jan iversen jani at
Mon Nov 16 00:12:45 PST 2015


Building on a "normal" VM is not a problem, as you note, but a USB disk
depend on the formatting, if you have formatted it with FAT32 instead of
NTFS, Cygwin sometimes "forget" the limitation and believes it is NTFS,
meaning long names. The fsutil statement forces cygwin to use good old 8.3

If you need / want help with feel free to write here or directly.

jan i.

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