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Old 07-02-2011, 05:31 PM   #1
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Path to library too long. Must be less than 75 characters.

I wanted to try my hand at creating separate libraries with something simple - splitting the non-fiction books from the fiction.

When I tried to make the new library folder in the same folder as the other (so they're both in my Dropbox "ebooks" folder), I got the error message:

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Path to library too long.  Must be less than 75 characters.
But...my current library path is longer than that.

Is this a bug? Or is it something instituted at some time after I created my library initially?
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Old 07-02-2011, 05:34 PM   #2
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Is this a bug? Or is it something instituted at some time after I created my library initially?
The latter. The length previously enforced turned out to be too long in some cases.
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The max path length was reduced to 75 from 82 a couple of releases ago.
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Old 07-02-2011, 05:46 PM   #4
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Crud.

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Old 07-02-2011, 07:36 PM   #5
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Hmm...another question. If I create a new library with an acceptable path length, then switch to it, will it allow me to switch back to my original? Or will it force me to move it?
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the new restriction is applied only when creating new libraries, otherwise there would be too much breakage.
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