Long Filename for Stackfile Breaks Save?

Eric Chatonet eric.chatonet at sosmartsoftware.com
Tue Oct 3 11:42:19 CDT 2006


Hi Trevor,

Thanks for this clarification.

On the other hand, you are right: looking at the revSave handler, it  
uses the built-in save command.
The problem is probably at the engine level :-(
So no patch ;-)

Le 3 oct. 06 à 17:19, Trevor DeVore a écrit :

> On Oct 3, 2006, at 12:35 AM, Eric Chatonet wrote:
>
>> It's an OS limitation since a very long time: always limit stack  
>> names to 31 chars extension included.
>> You may open a file the name of which is longer if you rename it  
>> later in the finder
>
> I think Rev's file length problems reside in the backup routine.   
> Rev seems to run into problems when creating the backup file.  If  
> you create a new stack and save it with a really long filename on  
> OS X everything works as expected.
>
> If you try to save the stack using the existing filename then you  
> get "can't open stack backup file" in the result.  If you delete  
> the file on disk (or rename it) and then save the stack everything  
> works.

Best Regards from Paris,
Eric Chatonet
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